What does Disappear mean?

Definitions for Disappear
ˌdɪs əˈpɪərdis·ap·pear

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disappear, vanish, go awayverb

    get lost, as without warning or explanation

    "He disappeared without a trace"

  2. vanish, disappear, go awayverb

    become invisible or unnoticeable

    "The effect vanished when day broke"

  3. vanish, disappearverb

    cease to exist

    "An entire civilization vanished"

  4. melt, disappear, evaporateverb

    become less intense and fade away gradually

    "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance"


  1. disappearverb

    To vanish.

  2. disappearverb

    To make vanish.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Disappearverb

    To be lost to view; to vanish out of sight; to fly; to go away.

    Etymology: disparoitre, French.

    She disappear’d, and left me dark! I wak’d
    To find her, or for ever to deplore. John Milton, Parad. Lost.

    When the night and winter disappear,
    The purple morning, rising with the year,
    Salutes the Spring. Dryden.

    The pictures drawn in our minds are laid in fading colours, and, if not sometimes refreshed, vanish and disappear. John Locke.

    Criticks I saw, that other names deface,
    And fix their own with labour in their place;
    Their own, like others, soon their place resign’d,
    Or disappear’d, and left the first behind. Alexander Pope, Tem. of Fame.


  1. Disappear

    Disappear is the fourth and last single from Hoobastanks second major studio album, The Reason. Released as a single in early 2005, "Disappear" reached number 24 on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.


  1. disappear

    Disappear, as a verb, generally means to cease to be visible, to vanish from sight, or to stop existing. It can also refer to someone or something that is no longer present or cannot be found. Additionally, it could mean the process of fading or gradually ceasing to exist.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disappearverb

    to cease to appear or to be perceived; to pass from view, gradually or suddenly; to vanish; to be no longer seen; as, darkness disappears at the approach of light; a ship disappears as she sails from port

  2. Disappearverb

    to cease to be or exist; as, the epidemic has disappeared


  1. Disappear

    "Disappear" is a single by INXS, the second single taken from their album X. It peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the band's seventh and last top 10 single. It was a lesser hit in the UK Singles Chart, peaking at #21. The song was written by Jon Farriss and Michael Hutchence while they were living together in Hong Kong in 1989.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disappear

    dis-ap-pēr′, v.i. to vanish from sight.—n. Disappear′ance, a ceasing to appear: removal from sight, flight, secret withdrawal.

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Disappear' in Verbs Frequency: #368

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Disappear in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Disappear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Disappear in a Sentence

  1. President Donald Trump:

    It's going to disappear. One day it's like a miracle, it will disappear.

  2. John Lennon:

    Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.

  3. Douglas Adams:

    There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.

  4. Scott Hale:

    The Inn is right in the middle of Friday Harbor, so couples can stroll sidewalks hand in hand as they window shop, head for dinner, look for a cafe to disappear into or a cozy bench to watch the world roll by.

  5. Buddha:

    Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.

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