Part of speech: verb

To come into view; become visible.

Part of speech: verb

To seem, or seem likely.

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Usage examples "appear":

  1. " I mean does it appear like that, sir? - "Once a Greech", Evelyn E. Smith.
  2. This day my wife made it appear to me that my late entertainment this week cost me above L12, an expence which I am almost ashamed of, though it is but once in a great while, and is the end for which, in the most part, we live, to have such a merry day once or twice in a man's life. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  3. He will doubtless appear. - "The Freedmen's Book", Lydia Maria Child.