Appear etymology


English word appear comes from Latin paret, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin ad- (To.)

Etymology of appear

Detailed word origin of appear

Dictionary entry Language Definition
paret Latin (lat)
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
apparesco Latin (lat) I begin to appear.
aparoir Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To appear (come into view). To appear (to come into existence).
aperen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
appear English (en) (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.. (intransitive) To come before the public.. (intransitive) To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.. (intransitive) To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a [...]

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