Definition of "disappear" []

  • To pass out of sight; vanish. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cease to exist. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cause (someone) to disappear, especially by kidnapping or murder. (verb-transitive)
  • To cease to be visible; vanish (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To go away or become lost, esp secretly or without explanation (verb)
  • To cease to exist, have effect, or be known; become extinct or lost (verb)
  • To arrest secretly or abduct and presumably imprison or kill (a member of an opposing political group) (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "disappear" in a sentence
  • "The sound track said: _Watch closely now - watch closely - they come up and disappear - they come up and disappear - come up and disappear_ - There were not nearly so many men at the table now, only two or three now and they were watching so closely that they had not even noticed the others disappear."
  • "Make the label disappear in a fun way to boot, and the food becomes a zero."
  • "Their designer wanted only the description to appear in the infotip, and now they know that they need to shorten the program name to make the name disappear from the infotip."