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Spanish translation of “appear”


verb /əˈpiə/
to come into view
A man suddenly appeared round the corner .
to arrive (at a place etc)
He appeared in time for dinner .
to come before or present oneself/itself before the public or a judge etc
aparecer , comparecer
He is appearing on television today He appeared before Judge Scott.
to look or seem as if (something is the case )
parecer , parece ser que
It appears that he is wrong He appears to be wrong .
appearance noun what can be seen (of a person , thing etc)
apariencia , imagen
From his appearance, he seemed very wealthy .
the act of coming into view or coming into a place
The thieves ran off at the sudden appearance of two policemen .
the act of coming before or presenting oneself/itself before the public or a judge etc
aparición , comparecencia
This will be his first appearance on the stage as a professional actor .
(Definition of appear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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