APPE'AR, verb intransitive [Latin appareo, of ad and pareo, to appear or be manifest.]
1. To come or be in sight; to be in view; to be visible.
The leprosy appeareth in the skin of the flesh. Leviticus 13:57.
And God said, Let the dry land appear Genesis 1:9.
2. To become visible to the eye, as a spirit, or to the apprehension of the mind; a sense frequent in scripture.
The Lord appeared to Abram, and said. Genesis 1:92.
The angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of the bush. Exodus 3:2.
3. To stand in presence of, as parties or advocates before a court, or as persons to be tried. The defendant, being called, did not appear
We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:10.
4. To be obvious; to be known, as a subject of observation or comprehension.
Let thy work appear to thy servant. Psalms 90:16.
It doth not yet appear what we shall be. 1 John 3:2.
5. To be clear or made clear by evidence; as, this fact appears by ancient records.
But sin that it might appear sin. Romans 7:13.
6. To seem, in opposition to reality.
They disfigure their faces, that they may appear to men to fast. Matthew 6:16.
7. To be discovered, or laid open.
That they shame may appear Jeremiah 13:26.
APPE'AR, noun Appearance. obsolete