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 appearance appearance

noun

  • ( ) outward or visible aspect of a person or thing  ( appearance, visual aspect )
    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  • ( ) the event of coming into sight  ( appearance )
    the event of coming into sight
  • ( ) formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action  ( appearance, appearing, coming into court )
    formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
  • ( ) the act of appearing in public view  ( appearance )
    the act of appearing in public view
     the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period
    the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period
     it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America
    it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America
  • ( ) a mental representation  ( appearance )
    a mental representation
     I tried to describe his appearance to the police
    I tried to describe his appearance to the police
  • pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression  ( appearance, show )
    pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression
     they try to keep up appearances
    they try to keep up appearances
     that ceremony is just for show
    that ceremony is just for show


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