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Appear

To come before a court as a party or a witness in a lawsuit.

appear

v. for a party or an attorney to show up in court. (See: appearance)

appear

(Attend court proceedings), verb adesse, be in attendance, be manifest, be present, be present to answer, come formally before a tribunal, come into court, comparere, enter an appearance, in iudicium venire, make an appearance, present an answer, present oneself, put in an appearance, submit oneself to
Foreign phrases: Idem est non esse, et non apparere.Not to exist is the same thing as not to appear.

appear

(Materialize), verb apparere, arise, be in sight, be manifest, become visible, come into sight, come into view, come to light, conspici, emerge, exsistere, manifest itself, occur, present to the view

appear

(Seem to be), verb be patent, convey the immression, create the impression, give the effect, give the impression, have a certain semblance, have every indicaaion, look, look as if, present the appearance, resemble, seem like, strike one as being, take on the aspect, take on the manner, videri, wear the aspect
See also: bare, comport, demean, emerge, report
References in classic literature ?
With this request they appeared willing to comply, but nothing could evince more strongly the apprehension with which they regarded us, than the way in which, whilst walking before us, they kept their eyes constantly turned back to watch every movement we made, and even our very looks.
We were soon completely encircled by a dense throng, and in their eager desire to behold us they almost arrested our progress; an equal number surrounded our youthful guides, who with amazing volubility appeared to be detailing the circumstances which had attended their meeting with us.
Milady was so beautiful at this moment, the religious ecstasy in which she appeared to be plunged gave such an expression to her countenance, that Felton was so dazzled that he fancied he beheld the angel whom he had only just before heard.
From the moment the young king heard these last words, he appeared as if he had received a poisoned arrow in his heart.
Above all, he appeared, like a philosopher, and all old soldiers are philosophers, -- he appeared above all to comprehend the ennuis infinitely better than the joys; but in the one he took his part, knowing very well how to do without the other.
The same afternoon brought a grey-headed, seedy visitor, looking like a Jew pedlar, who appeared to me to be much excited, and who was closely followed by a slip-shod elderly woman.
Karnegie's lawyer, the inference appeared to be, that "Mrs.
A soft strain of music sounded, and then at the back of the cave appeared a little figure in cloudy white, with glittering wings, golden hair, and a garland of roses on its head.
At the moment the captain of the musketeers was about to leave the room with his prisoner, Colbert appeared, and, after remitting an order from the king to D'Artagnan, retired.
With the exception of a few small rodents there appeared to be no other wild life on the surface of the valley.
de Saint-Meran is dead," answered the old marchioness, without preface and without expression; she appeared to be stupefied.
Upon hearing this he appeared satisfied and consented to come on board.