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appearance /əˈpɪərəns $ əˈpɪr-/ noun

ظهور ، پیدایش ، ظاهر ، نمایش ، نمود ، سیما ، منظر ، روانشناسی: ظاهر
کامپیوتر: ظاهر

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- arrival, coming, emergence, introduction, presence
- look, demeanour, expression, figure, form, looks, manner, mien (literary)
- impression, front, guise, illusion, image, outward show, pretence, semblance
Contrasted words: fact, reality, truth
Related Idioms: outward show
Related Words: air, bearing, countenance, demeanor, manner, fiction, make-believe, pretense, pretension, disguise, facade, front, masquerade, outside, pose
English Thesaurus: appearance, looks, image, aspec

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

appearance W2 /əˈpɪərəns $ əˈpɪr-/ noun
[Word Family: verb: appeardisappear, reappear; noun: appearancedisappearance, reappearance]

1. WAY SOMEBODY/SOMETHING LOOKS [uncountable and countable] the way someone or something looks to other people:
He was always criticising his wife’s appearance.
appearance of
They’ve changed the appearance of the whole building.
We are often attracted to somebody first by their physical appearance.
Women, in general, tend to be more concerned than men about their personal appearance.
She had an outward appearance of calm, but deep down she was really worried.
The metal posts spoiled the appearance of the garden.
A garnish helps to enhance the appearance of any dish.
She’s the kind of woman who takes pride in her appearance.
You shouldn’t judge by appearances.
They work hard at school without giving the appearance of being particularly hard-working.
The case had all the appearances of a straightforward murder.
The pupils looked angelic – but appearances can be deceptive.
He was, to all appearances, a respectable, successful businessman.

2. SOMEBODY TAKES PART IN A PUBLIC EVENT [countable] when a famous person takes part in a film, concert, or other public event:
It was his first public appearance since the election.
He made his last appearance for the club in the Cup Final.
appearance money/fee (=money paid to a famous person to attend an event)

3. SOMETHING NEW STARTS TO EXIST [singular] when something new begins to exist or starts being used
appearance of
The industry has changed greatly with the appearance of new technologies.
the appearance of buds on the trees

4. ARRIVAL [countable usually singular] the unexpected or sudden arrival of someone or something
appearance of
Eileen was deep in concentration, and the sudden appearance of her daughter startled her.

5. keep up appearances to dress and behave in the way in which people expect you to, especially to hide your true situation:
She just wanted to keep up appearances for the kids.

6. for appearances’ sake/for the sake of appearances if you do something for appearances’ sake, you are trying to behave how people expect you to, especially to hide your true situation or feelings

7. put in an appearance/make an appearance to go to an event for a short time, because you think you should rather than because you want to:
At least Marc managed to put in an appearance at the party.

8. AT A LAW COURT/MEETING [countable] an occasion when someone goes to a court of law or official meeting to give information, answer questions etc:
He is due to make another court appearance on Monday.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. way that sb/sth looks
ADJ. attractive, handsome, youthful | distinctive, odd, strange, striking | dishevelled, scruffy, unkempt, unprepossessing | external, general, outward, overall, personal, physical, visual attempts to improve the general appearance of the town centre attention to personal appearance and hygiene
VERB + APPEARANCE have Inside, the house had the appearance of a temple.
take on Towns merged to take on the appearance of a city.
give The report gives an appearance of scientific credibility.
alter, change Shaving off his beard changed his appearance dramatically.
enhance, improve | keep up When she lost all her money, she was determined to keep up appearances (= hide the true situation and pretend that everything was going well).
judge (sb/sth) by To judge by appearances, Roger was rather embarrassed.
PREP. contrary to ~s, despite ~s The American president, despite appearances, has only limited power.
in ~ rather bird-like in appearance

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. arrival of sb/sth
ADJ. dramatic, sudden, surprise, unexpected | brief
VERB + APPEARANCE make, put in She made a sudden appearance just as we were about to leave. I feel I must put in at least a brief appearance at the party.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. act of appearing in public
ADJ. first, second, etc. her first appearance on the stage
final, last | frequent, occasional, rare, regular | live, personal | public | cameo, guest | court, radio, stage, television/TV one of the actor's rare television appearances
VERB + APPEARANCE make She made a cameo appearance in the film.
APPEARANCE + NOUN money (sport)

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


somebody's/something's physical appearance
If you want to improve your physical appearance, eat well and exercise.
somebody's personal appearance
Teenagers are very conscious of their personal appearance.
somebody's/something's odd/strange appearance
Children sometimes stared at him because of his odd appearance.
a distinctive/striking appearance (=unusual and interesting)
The unusual leaves give the plant a distinctive appearance.
an attractive/handsome/pleasing etc appearance
Large blue eyes set in a long thin face give him a striking and attractive appearance.
somebody's youthful appearance
She was no longer a young woman, despite her youthful appearance.
the outward appearance
Beneath the outward appearance of confidence, she is very shy.
the general/overall appearance
The second phase of the project is to improve the town’s overall appearance.
the visual appearance
Intensive farming changed the visual appearance of the countryside.
have a ... appearance
The young girl had a pleasing appearance.
improve/enhance the appearance of something/somebody
Fresh air improves the appearance of the skin.
change/alter the appearance of something
The proposed dam will change the appearance of the surrounding countryside enormously.
give something/somebody a … appearance
His uniform gave him an official appearance.
take pride in your appearance (=make an effort to look good)
She seems to take no pride at all in her personal appearance these days.
judge by appearances (=make judgements based on the way somebody/something looks)
You shouldn’t judge by appearances.
somebody's first/second/last etc appearance
This is the band's last appearance in the UK before a 46-date tour of Europe.
a public appearance
In his first public appearance since his election, the President-elect ruled out talks with the United States.
a radio/TV appearance
John hated the endless TV appearances to promote each new album.
a guest appearance (=an appearance by a famous person on a TV show or at a musical event, in addition to the people who usually take part)
He made several guest appearances on the show in the mid-60s.
a cameo appearance (=a short appearance in a film or play by a well-known actor or person )
Alfred Hitchcock always made a cameo appearance in his own films.
a personal appearance
The First Lady is asked to make a large number of personal appearances for worthy causes.
a live appearance
Troy's first live appearance was at last year's Montreux Jazz Festival.
a Wembley/Hollywood Bowl etc appearance
He led the Broncos to three Super Bowl appearances in twelve years.
a farewell appearance (=a last appearance)
His farewell appearance for the club was made in front of a packed crowd.
make an appearance
The President made a dramatic appearance on nationwide television to announce a fresh peace initiative.
appearance fee/money (=the money someone is paid to appear somewhere)
He gave his appearance fee to charity.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: put in an appearance also make an appearance

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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