Appear vs. Appeard

Appear vs. Appeard — Is There a Difference?
ADVERTISEMENT

Difference Between Appear and Appeard

Appearverb

To become visible

a plane appearing in the sky.

Appeardverb

obsolete spelling of appeared

Appearverb

To be shown or included

That logo appears on all their sports equipment.

Appearverb

To come into existence

New strains of viruses appear periodically.

Appearverb

To give the impression of being in a certain way; seem

The child appeared unhappy.

Appearverb

To be likely or evident

It appears that they will be late.
ADVERTISEMENT

Appearverb

To come or perform before the public

has appeared in two plays.

Appearverb

(Law) To present oneself formally before a court as defendant, plaintiff, or counsel.

Appearverb

To be published or made available to the public

The novel first appeared in installments in a magazine.

Appearverb

(intransitive) To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.

Appearverb

(intransitive) To come before the public.

A great writer appeared at that time.

Appearverb

(intransitive) To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, etc.; to present oneself as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried.

ADVERTISEMENT

Appearverb

(intransitive) 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.

Appearverb

To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.

He appeared quite happy with the result.

Appearverb

(transitive) To bring into view.

Appearverb

give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect;

She seems to be sleepingThis appears to be a very difficult problemThis project looks fishyThey appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time

Appearverb

come into sight or view;

He suddenly appeared at the weddingA new star appeared on the horizon

Appearverb

be issued or published;

Did your latest book appear yet?The new Woody Allen film hasn't come out yet

Appearverb

seem to be true, probable, or apparent;

It seems that he is very giftedIt appears that the weather in California is very bad

Appearverb

come into being or existence, or appear on the scene;

Then the computer came along and changed our livesHomo sapiens appeared millions of years ago

Appearverb

appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.;

Gielgud appears briefly in this movieShe appeared in `Hamlet' on the London stage

Appearverb

present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority;

He had to appear in court last monthShe appeared on several charges of theft