Definitions for appearance

Definitions for (noun) appearance

Main entry: appearance

Definition: the act of appearing in public view

Usage: the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period; it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America

Main entry: show, appearance

Definition: pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression

Usage: they try to keep up appearances; that ceremony is just for show

Main entry: appearance, appearing, coming into court

Definition: formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action

Main entry: visual aspect, appearance

Definition: outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

Main entry: appearance

Definition: a mental representation

Usage: I tried to describe his appearance to the police

Main entry: appearance

Definition: the event of coming into sight

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