An example of someone that may appear to be smart is a college professor.
Has appeared in two plays.
The magazine appears monthly.
It appears that they will be late.
New strains of viruses appear periodically.
The novel first appeared in installments in a magazine.
Freckles appear on his face every summer.
It appears he's right.
To appear to be in good health.
He will appear in Hamlet.
A great writer appeared at that time.
He appeared quite happy with the result.
An example of someone who may appear is a Broadway actor.
An example of something that may appear is a rabbit out of a magician's hat.
The child appeared unhappy.
Origin of appear
- Middle English aperen from Old French aparoir aper- from Latin appārēre ad- ad- pārēre to show
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition