Part of speech: verb
Definition: To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
Example sentence: Others live on in a careless and lukewarm state - not appearing to fill Longfellow's measure: 'Into each life, some rain must fall.'
Part of speech: noun
Definition: The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye.A thing seen; a phenomenon; an apparition.Personal presence; look; aspect; mien.apparent likeness; external show; how something appears to others.The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character.The coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction., chiefly used by nurses: the act of defecation by a patient.
Example sentence: Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many.