Definitions for "Appear"
To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
To come before the public; as, a great writer appeared at that time.
To become visible to the apprehension of the mind; to be known as a subject of observation or comprehension, or as a thing proved; to be obvious or manifest.
Keywords:  seems, semblance, fishy, slept, eaten
To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"
seem to be true, probable, or apparent; "It seems that he is very gifted"; "It appears that the weather in California is very bad"
Keywords:  gielgud, hamlet, london, movie, stage
appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.; "Gielgud appears briefly in this movie"; "She appeared in `Hamlet' on the London stage"
To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or the like; to present one's self as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried.
present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority; "He had to appear in court last month"; "She appeared on several charges of theft"
Show up at the time scheduled for a hearing, trial, or deposition, or, in the case of a defendant, to file an answer or other document with the court in response to the plaintiff s complaint.
the participation in the proceedings by a party summoned in an action, either in person or through an attorney