1. (v. i.) To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.

2. (v. i.) To come before the public; as, a great writer appeared at that time.

3. (v. i.) To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or the like; to present one's self as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried.

4. (v. i.) To become visible to the apprehension of the mind; to be known as a subject of observation or comprehension, or as a thing proved; to be obvious or manifest.

5. (v. i.) To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.

6. (n.) Appearance.

act act as foil appear like approach arise arrive assister attend barnstorm be at be evident be noticeable be present at be revealed be seen be visible become known become manifest become visible break forth catch chance come come along come forth come forward come in sight come into being come into existence come on come out come to come to hand come to light come up crop out crop up do draw on emanate emerge emote emotionalize enter fade in feel figure get out get top billing glare go to happen have no secrets heave in sight issue issue forth leak out look look forth look like look on loom loom large manifest itself materialize meet the gaze mime occur open up out outcrop pantomime patter peep out perform play play the lead playact pop up present itself rear its head register rise see see the light seem seem like seem to be shine out shine through show show its colors show its face show through show up sit in sketch sound sound like speak out speak up spring spring up stand forth stand out stand revealed star steal the show stooge stream forth strike the eye surface take a stand take in transpire tread the boards troupe turn up upstage vise visit watch witness


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