appearance, visual aspectnoun
outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
the event of coming into sight
appearance, appearing, coming into courtnoun
formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
a mental representation
"I tried to describe his appearance to the police"
the act of appearing in public view
"the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression
"they try to keep up appearances"; "that ceremony is just for show"
Personal presence; look; aspect; mien.
And now am come to see . . . It thy appearance answer loud report. Milton.
apparent likeness; external show; how something appears to others.
The coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction.
The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye.
His sudden appearance surprised me.
A thing seen; a phenomenon; an apparition.
There was a strange appearance in the sky.
The way something looks; personal presence
Synonyms: aspect, mien
Apparent likeness; the way which something or someone appears to others.
Some people say I'm shallow because I care so much about my appearance.
That which is not substance, essence, hypostasis; the outward reality as opposed to the underlying reality
Catholicism teaches that the Eucharist, while remaining under the physical appearance of bread and wine, becomes really and truly the body and the blood of Christ.
The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character.
A person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator.
An instance of someone coming into a court of law to be part of a trial, either in person or represented by an attorney or such like; a court appearance
Chiefly used by nurses: the act of defecation by a patient.
The patient had a small bowel obstruction and there was no appearance until after the obstruction resolved.
Etymology: Borrowed from Middle French apparence, from Latin apparentia, from appareo. Displaced native Middle English wlite ("appearance").
the act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me
a thing seed; a phenomenon; a phase; an apparition; as, an appearance in the sky
personal presence; exhibition of the person; look; aspect; mien
semblance, or apparent likeness; external show. pl. Outward signs, or circumstances, fitted to make a particular impression or to determine the judgment as to the character of a person or a thing, an act or a state; as, appearances are against him
the act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character; as, a person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator
the coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction
In law, appearance is the coming into court of either of the parties to a lawsuit, and/or the formal act by which a defendant submits himself to the jurisdiction of the court.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The first making of a land-fall: formerly astronomically used for phenomenon and phase. The day of an officer's first joining a ship after his being appointed.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'appearance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1850
Rank popularity for the word 'appearance' in Nouns Frequency: #714
The numerical value of appearance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of appearance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Every judge should be aware that it's not just the parties that are litigating, but there is a public interest involved — even if the only interest is the appearance that justice is taking place.
Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less.
There’s been a lot of press about not needing to do self breast exams, but I really do think it’s important to have self awareness about how things might change in the appearance of your breast, just becauseyou see the symptom doesn’t mean you have cancer … but if you have a change in the appearance of your breast you should have it checked out by your doctor.
The appearance of right often leads us wrong.
Abalone don’t care what the dulse looks like, for humans, appearance and consistency are very important.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- شكل, مظهرArabic
- прилика, външност, явяване, появяване, външен вид, явлениеBulgarian
- aparença, aparicióCatalan, Valencian
- objevení se, vzhledCzech
- Erscheinen, Aussehen, AuftrittGerman
- apariencia, apariciónSpanish
- ulkonäkö, ulkomuoto, julkiasu, ilmestyminen, ilmaantuminenFinnish
- apparition, apparence, comparutionFrench
- cuma, cruth, nochtadh, comharthaí aithne, dealramh, comharthaí, comharthaí sóirtIrish
- coltas, taisbeanadhScottish Gaelic
- visione, aria, aspetto, comparizione, apparizione, comparsa, apparenza, presentazione, cera, sembianzaItalian
- 様子, 出現, 見掛け, 外観Japanese
- aanblik, verschijningDutch
- iʼnoolinígííNavajo, Navaho
- wygląd, aparycja, zjawiskoPolish
- aparição, comparecimento, aparência, aparecimentoPortuguese
- prezentare, aparență, înfățișare, ivire, apariție, aspect, viziuneRomanian
- явка, внешний вид, явление, внешность, появлениеRussian
- izgled, pojavljivanje, pojava, vanjštinaSerbo-Croatian
- uppträdande, sken, ankomst, utseende, framträdande, tillstymmelseSwedish
- xuất hiệnVietnamese
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