What does the word appear mean?

Usage examples for appear

  1. " I mean does it appear like that, sir? – Once a Greech by 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 by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. He will doubtless appear. – The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child