Definition for appearance

noun as in coming into sight

noun as in outward aspect, characteristic

noun as in outward show; pretense

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Example Sentences

Recently, Google has been testing a new dark theme appearance in the search results.

For instance, on a high-end console or PC, the models can start with one of 30 stock styles that render individual strands of hair in real-time for a super-realistic appearance.

If you are in this beta and you have access to the new appearance controls in Google Search, you will have an option in search settings to toggle on or off dark theme.

Cheerleaders are paid for attending practices and making appearances on the team’s behalf during the offseason.

The highlight was an appearance and brief remarks from Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra, whose mother is Filipino.

He knew that a public appearance with Duke could be disastrous.

In his brief appearance today, Scalise never mentioned Duke.

The healthier appearance and civilian clothing are very peculiar.

The majority of these stories are making their first appearance online.

An appearance in even a third-tier bowl is worth a couple million dollars.

I was rather awed by his imposing appearance, and advanced timidly to the doors, which were of glass, and pulled the bell.

And once more, she found herself desiring to be like Janet--not only in appearance, but in soft manner and tone.

Where the dampness is excessive the fronds take on an unhealthy appearance, and mould may appear.

Keep closely covered with a bell glass and, in a few weeks, more or less, the baby Ferns will start to put in an appearance.

This gave the house a very cheerful appearance, as if it were constantly on a broad grin.


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On this page you'll find 182 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appearance, such as: arrival, debut, display, presence, presentation, and actualization.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.