Definition of "appearances" []

  • The act or an instance of appearing, as to the eye, before the public, etc (noun)
  • The outward or visible aspect of a person or thing (noun)
  • An outward show; pretence (noun)
  • One of the outward signs or indications by which a person or thing is assessed (noun)
  • The formal attendance in court of a party in an action (noun)
  • Formal notice that a party or his legal representative intends to maintain or contest the issue (noun)
  • The outward or phenomenal manifestation of things (noun)
  • The world as revealed by the senses, as opposed to its real nature (noun)
  • Plural form of appearance. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "appearances" in a sentence
  • "The term appearances of non-true existence (med-snang) is used in the Nyingma school."
  • "Jim Tressel is a good coach, but somehow Ohio State has been outclassed the last few years in their title appearances, giving the perception of a plodding, overachieving sort of team."
  • "There's too much credit given today in "appearances"; If one appears to care that's all that matters."