Definition of Appearance:

  1. An act of becoming visible or noticeable; an arrival.

  2. An act of performing or participating in a public event.

  3. A defendant enters an appearance after being served with summons issued by a court. The appearance may be in person, by his or her attorney, by pleadings, or a combination of these. A failure to make an appearance within a specified period (usually 14 days) after a service of summons may entitle the plaintiff to an ex-parte judgment.

  4. The way that someone or something looks.

Synonyms of Appearance

Christophany, Masan, Prospero, Satanophany, Accomplishment, Achievement, Acting, Advent, Affectation, Air, Airiness, Angelophany, Apparent character, Apparition, Appearances, Approach, Arrival, Aspect, Astral, Astral spirit, Attainment, Attitudinizing, Avatar, Banshee, Bearing, Bluff, Bluffing, Cheating, Color, Coloring, Coming, Control, Countenance, Deception, Delusion, Delusiveness, Demeanor, Departed spirit, Disclosure, Disembodied spirit, Disguise, Display, Dissemblance, Dissembling, Dissemination, Dissimulation, Duppy, Dybbuk, Eidolon, Embodiment, Epiphany, Evidence, Evincement, Expression, Exteriority, Exteriors, External appearance, Externality, Externalness, Externals, Extrinsicality, Facade, Face, Fakery, Faking, Fallaciousness, False air, False appearance, False front, False image, False light, False show, Falseness, Falsity, Fantasy, Features, Feigning, Feint, Fiction, Figure, Foreignness, Form, Four-flushing, Fraud, Front, Gaudiness, Ghost, Gilt, Gloss, Grateful dead, Guide, Guise, Hant, Haunt, Hint, Humbug, Humbuggery, Idealization, Idolum, Illusion, Illusionism, Illusionist, Illusiveness, Image, Immateriality, Imposture, Incarnation, Incorporeal, Incorporeal being, Incorporeity, Indication, Larva, Lemures, Lineaments, Look, Looks, Magic, Magic act, Magic show, Magician, Make-believe, Manes, Manifestation, Manner, Masquerade, Materialization, Mere externals, Meretriciousness, Mien, Mirage, Oni, Openness, Ostent, Ostentation, Outerness, Outside, Outward appearance, Outward show, Outwardness, Phantasm, Phantasma, Phantasmagoria, Phantom, Phasm, Phenomenon, Playacting, Pneumatophany, Poltergeist, Pose, Posing, Posture, Presence, Prestidigitation, Pretense, Pretension, Pretext, Proof, Public image, Publication, Reaching, Representation, Revelation, Revenant, Seeming, Semblance, Shade, Shadow, Shallowness, Sham, Shape, Show, Showing, Shrouded spirit, Simulacrum, Simulation, Sleight of hand, Sorcerer, Sorcery, Specious appearance, Speciousness, Specter, Spectral ghost, Spirit, Spook, Sprite, Suggestion, Superficiality, Surface appearance, Surface show, Theophany, Unactuality, Unreality, Unsubstantiality, Vain show, Varnish, Vision, Waking dream, Walking dead man, Wandering soul, Wildest dream, Window dressing, Wraith, Zombie, Arrival, Advent, Coming, Coming into view, Emergence, Materialization, Surfacing, Look, Looks, Air, Aspect, Mien, Outward form

How to use Appearance in a sentence?

  1. The sudden appearance of her daughter startled her.
  2. I like the appearance of stripped antique pine.
  3. You must always make sure that your company keeps up a good appearance so that your customers keep it in high regard.
  4. The appearance of the key witness was pivotal in the case for if it was not mentioned in the trial the outcome would have changed.
  5. Her appearance was very nice because she wore really dark eye shadow that made her look mysterious, beautiful and alluring.
  6. He is well-known for his television appearances.

Meaning of Appearance & Appearance Definition