Translation of "appear" - English-Spanish dictionary

appear

verb uk /əˈpɪər/

B1 to seem

parecer
He appeared calm and relaxed.

B1 to start to be seen

aparecer
She suddenly appeared in the doorway.
→ Opposite disappear

B1 to perform in a movie, play, etc.

aparecer
She appears briefly in the new James Bond movie.

to start to exist or become available

aparecer
Laptop computers first appeared in the 1980s.

(Translation of “appear” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

appear

verb /əˈpiə/

to come into view

aparecer
A man suddenly appeared round the corner.

to arrive (at a place etc)

llegar
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

aparición
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.

(Translation of “appear” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)