Legal Definition and Related Resources of Appear

Meaning of Appear

To be properly before a court . In matters of evidence , the word is frequently used by the courts as synonymous with proven, as in from the evidence of so and so, it appears that….

Synonyms of Appear

(Attend court proceedings), verb

  • verb adesse
  • answer
  • be in attendance
  • be manifest
  • be present
  • be present to answer
  • come formally before a tribunal
  • come into court
  • comparere
  • enter an appearance
  • in iudicium venire
  • make an appearance
  • present an answer
  • present oneself
  • put in an appearance
  • submit oneself to
  • foreign phrases: Idem est non esse
  • et non apparere
  • Not to exist is the same thing as not to appear

(Materialize), verb

  • apparere
  • arise
  • be in sight
  • be manifest
  • become visible
  • come into sight
  • come into view
  • come to light
  • conspici
  • emerge
  • exsistere
  • manifest itself
  • occur
  • present to the view

(Seem to be), verb

  • be patent
  • convey the impression
  • create the impression
  • give the effect
  • give the impression
  • have a certain semblance
  • have every indication
  • look
  • look as if
  • present the appearance
  • resemble
  • seem like
  • strike one as being
  • take on the aspect
  • take on the manner
  • videri
  • wear the aspect

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English Spanish Translation of Appear

(in court) comparecer (ANTE el Tribunal)

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Translate Appear from English to Spanish

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What does Appear mean in American Law?

The definition of Appear in the law of the United States, as defined by the lexicographer Arthur Leff in his legal dictionary is:

In ordinary language, “to show up,” or to be apparent. For the usual legal meaning, see appearance.






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