ETYM French apparence, Latin apparentia, from apparere. Related to Appear.
1. The event of coming into sight.
2. Outward or visible aspect of a person or thing; SYN. visual aspect.
3. The act of appearing in public view.
4. Pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression; SYN. show.
5. Formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action; SYN. appearing, coming into court.
In philosophy, what is visible, or manifest to the senses, but is ultimately illusory. Hence, appearance is usually contrasted with reality, and so the term often occurs in idealism and skepticism.
ETYM From Arrive.
1. Accomplishment of an objective; SYN. reaching.
2. Someone who arrives (or has arrived); SYN. arriver, comer.
3. The act of arriving at a certain place.
ETYM Cf. French occurrence. Related to Occur.
An instance of something occurring.
1. To come into sight or view.
2. To come into being or existence, or appear on the scene; SYN. come along.
3. To seem to be true, probable, or apparent; SYN. seem.
4. To present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority.
5. To be issued or published, as of news in a paper, a book, or a movie; SYN. come out.
6. To appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc..
To show plainly; to make to appear distinctly; to display; to exhibit; SYN. reveal, declare, evince, make known, disclose, discover, display.
1. To bend, or be doubled, upward.
2. To appear; to come to light; to transpire; to occur; to happen.
3. When people or things turn up at a place, they appear there. Show up is similar to turn up.