Antonyms of verb appear

2 of 7 senses of appear

Sense 2
appear -- (come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon")
       Antonym of disappear (Sense 1)
      => disappear, vanish, go away -- (get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace")

Sense 5
appear, come along -- (come into being or existence, or appear on the scene; "Then the computer came along and changed our lives"; "Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago")
       Antonym of disappear (Sense 3)
      => vanish, disappear -- (cease to exist; "An entire civilization vanished")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb appear

7 senses of appear

Sense 1
look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 2
appear -- (come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon")

Sense 3
appear, come out -- (be issued or published; "Did your latest book appear yet?"; "The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet")
       => happen, materialize, materialise -- (come into being; become reality; "Her dream really materialized")

Sense 4
appear, seem -- (seem to be true, probable, or apparent; "It seems that he is very gifted"; "It appears that the weather in California is very bad")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 5
appear, come along -- (come into being or existence, or appear on the scene; "Then the computer came along and changed our lives"; "Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago")

Sense 6
appear -- (appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.; "Gielgud appears briefly in this movie"; "She appeared in `Hamlet' on the London stage")
       => perform, execute, do -- (carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance")

Sense 7
appear -- (present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority; "He had to appear in court last month"; "She appeared on several charges of theft")

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