from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To pass out of sight; vanish.
- intransitive verb To cease to be seen; be missing or unfound.
- intransitive verb To cease to exist.
- intransitive verb To cause (someone) to disappear, especially by kidnapping or murder.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To vanish from or pass out of sight; recede from view; cease to appear; be no longer seen.
- To pass out of existence or out of knowledge; cease to exist or to be known: as, the epidemic has disappeared.
- To end somewhat gradually or without abrupt termination: as, the path disappeared in the depths of the forest; in entomology, a line on the wing disappearing at the subcostal vein.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb To cease to appear or to be perceived; to pass from view, gradually or suddenly; to vanish; to be no longer seen
- intransitive verb To cease to be or exist.
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- verb intransitive To
- verb transitive To make
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb get lost, as without warning or explanation
- verb become invisible or unnoticeable
- verb become less intense and fade away gradually
- verb cease to exist
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The sound track said: _Watch closely now - watch closely - they come up and disappear - they come up and disappear - come up and disappear_ - There were not nearly so many men at the table now, only two or three now and they were watching so closely that they had not even noticed the others disappear.
Ring Around the Sun Simak, Clifford D., 1904-1988 1952
Make the label disappear in a fun way to boot, and the food becomes a zero.
Their designer wanted only the description to appear in the infotip, and now they know that they need to shorten the program name to make the name disappear from the infotip.
Site Home Raymond Chen - MSFT 2011
Awarded a stage maximum for the Clocaenog test, Godshill-based Nicholls and co-driver Nick Broom were devastated at seeing the title disappear after winning three rounds during the summer and taking maximum points on a fourth.
But I’ll still be happy to see Sarah Palin disappear from the cultural scene when it’s all over and done.
Tina Fey Back as Sarah Palin for SNL Vice Presidential Debate Sketch? You Betcha! 2008
Following passage of Obamacare in late January to early February, the topic will largely disappear from the mainstream media, except perhaps for a few human interest stories lambasting some big insurance companies.
The 2010 RedState predictions thread. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState 2010
I believe you should save a copy of the job description since they aften disappear from the website by the time you interview.
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The War in the Pacific could disappear from the hometown newspapers and the news reels for weeks at a time.
Well no, he's not broken, I just made the Network Manager disappear from the panel and I can't seem to get it back.
Tenerife day 4 nathreee 2010
Why did the £16.3 trillion disappear from the report?
The disappearing £16.3 trillion Not a sheep 2009
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