Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of appear.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The use of the term appeared to be a kind of culturally inspired, willful blindness for these family members.

    Crazy Like Us

  • Mr. Farrell himself kept a low profile, and was said to be irritated when his name appeared on lists of Hollywood's top movers and shakers.

    Researcher's Data Rewrote Hollywood Endings

  • RC: The name appeared a quarter of a century ago in New York, at Spazio Italia Gallery in Soho, where I had a show of my paintings titled "Chips Are Us."

    Lia Petridis Maiello: 'I Read, I Think, I Paint'

  • The title appeared to be officially dead when Wired published its obituary in late 2009.

    Duke Nukem Forever ships May 3

  • His name appeared to spark immediate recognition in Sorent, as well as in most, if not all, of her fellow officers.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • The title appeared in setlists as "Love To Me" until Hunter posted the lyrics and correct title in his Road Journal.

    The Devil Rode Out

  • But the ordinary theatre-goer, who went expecting to witness what the title appeared to promise, found himself, as the play proceeded, perplexed and out of his bearings.

    Robert Browning

  • In our survey of the various popular acceptations of justice, the term appeared generally to involve the idea of a personal right -- a claim on the part of one or more individuals, like that which the law gives when it confers a proprietary or other legal right.

    Utilitarianism

  • This was clearly going to be the music of the future -- that if people were but rich enough and furnished enough and fed enough, exercised and sanitated and manicured and generally advised and advertised and made "knowing" enough, _avertis_ enough, as the term appeared to be nowadays in Paris, all they had to do for civility was to take the amused ironic view of those who might be less initiated.

    The Finer Grain

  • That the term appeared in a official statement on terrorism at all was a mistake.

    Winds Of Jihad By SheikYerMami

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