Definition of "Appear" :
verb: come into sight or view
"He suddenly appeared at the wedding."
verb: come into being or existence, or appear on the scene
"Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago."
verb: be issued or published
"Did your latest book appear yet?."
verb: appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.
"Gielgud appears briefly in this movie."
verb: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
"This appears to be a very difficult problem."
verb: seem to be true, probable, or apparent
"It appears that the weather in California is very bad."
verb: present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority
"He had to appear in court last month."