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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"

Wiktionary

  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.

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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Rob Carr/Getty Images:

    The truth of the matter is, it gets darkest before it gets brightest, we are going to have to go through this. It takes three to five years to completely change a culture. Futility doesn’t just disappear overnight, and to create a positive environment, it takes time. It’s not going to happen overnight.

  2. Adhi Agus Oktaviana:

    The early rock art of Sulawesi may contribute invaluable insight into the rise of human spirituality and the spread of artistic beliefs and practices that shaped our modern minds, it would be a tragedy if these exceptionally old artworks should disappear in our own lifetime, but it is happening. We need to understand why this globally significant rock art is deteriorating -- now.

  3. Michaela Coel:

    Write the tales that scare you, that make you feel uncertain that isn't comfortable. I dare you, in a world that entices us to browse through the lives of others to help us better determine how we feel about ourselves and to in turn feel the need to be constantly visible -- for visibility these days seems to somehow equate to success -- do not be afraid to disappear. From it, from us, for a while and see what comes to you in the silence.

  4. New York:

    If you want to mock my getting sick, you can, you want me to be the story, you want my brother to be the story because you cant handle Trump. The numbers were supposed to disappear!

  5. Total Patrick Pouyanne:

    There is a natural decline of five percent a year from existing fields around the world. That means by 2030 more than half of the existing global oil production will disappear. There is an enormous amount of money that needs to be invested to get another 50 million barrels per day of new production.

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