1. 出现; 显露
Gradually a smile appeared on her face.
2. 似乎, 看来好像[L][W][+to-v][+(that)]
It appears they are right.
He appeared to be talking to himself.
3. 出庭, 到案[Q]
She will appear in court next Friday.
4. 演出; 陈列; 露面[Q]
The famous singer is appearing this fall at the Music Festival.
5. 出版, 发表
His third play appeared under the title "The Web".
vi.出现; 显露; 露面
We expected him, but he never appeared.
This magazine will appear fortnightly.
It appeared that he had a taste for music.
She appeared not to have heard what he had said.