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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
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One,--John Swinnerton by name,--who appears to have been a man of eminence, upheld it, if we have rightly understood his terms of art, to be a case of apoplexy.
This airy hall, therefore, over the Collector's apartments, remains unfinished to this day, and, in spite of the aged cobwebs that festoon its dusky beams, appears still to await the labour of the carpenter and mason.
Bird had gone back to the parlor, where, strange as it may appear, no reference was made, on either side, to the preceding conversation; but Mrs.
But Paley appears never to have contemplated those cases to which the rule of expediency does not apply, in which a people, as well and an individual, must do justice, cost what it may.
The heavens of America appear infinitely higher, the sky is bluer, the air is fresher, the cold is intenser, the moon looks larger, the stars are brighter the thunder is louder, the lightning is vivider, the wind is stronger, the rain is heavier, the mountains are higher, the rivers longer, the forests bigger, the plains broader.
Now if one turns and looks up the gorge once more, he will see the Schloss Hotel on the right perched on a precipice overlooking the Neckar--a precipice which is so sumptuously cushioned and draped with foliage that no glimpse of the rock appears.
Not a bit; the senior editor read it and thought it highly instructive; it appears in the next issue.
You come from that part of the country where we are told slavery appears with its fairest features.
Considering how very handsome she is, she appears to be little occupied with it; her vanity lies another way.
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.
As he grew somewhat sleepy but was still conscious, figures began to appear before his eyes.
This one, the name of which doesn't appear, is in the Copan valley of Honduras, and "