Translation of appear in Spanish:


aparecer, v.

Pronunciation: /əˈpɪr//əˈpɪə/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(come into view, present oneself)

      he never appears until the meal is on the table nunca aparece / se presenta hasta que la comida está servida
      • he hasn't appeared in public for the last year desde hace un año no aparece en público
      • he suddenly appeared from behind the door de pronto salió de detrás de la puerta
      • The death knell for the royal line rang out across the besieged tower as a noticeable dent began to appear in the door of the chamber.
      • The supervisors or any other voter would never notice this fraud since no visible sign would appear.
      • Sponsors pay a lot of money, and they deserve to have their names visible in photographs that appear in the media.
      • The scandal lies also in the fact that the transgression is visible, appearing like a strange hieroglyph on her face that others contemplate with fear and trepidation.
      • A few minutes after Steph and Lewis arrived, Josh appeared at the downstairs door.
      • He appears on the scene of action ready for battle on the appointed day, and there he meets others like himself, brought up by the same summons.
      • The woman was familiar from the neighborhood, he explained, so he had not been suspicious when she appeared at his apartment, seemingly alone.
      • Around one corner, a hundred goats suddenly appeared, in no apparent hurry to let us by.
      • Every once and a while she would fall out of sight, only to appear again just within reach of his eyes.
      • Not a lot, but they tend to appear in noticeable situations, such as extended close ups.
      • Suddenly two red lights appeared at the supposed sight were Yue's eyes should have been.
      • They descended from the clouds, as the familiar sight of landmarks appeared.
      • However, the sight that appeared before her quickly took her mind off of the cold.
      • The final Baily's bead appears together with the visible band formed by the solar corona.
      • Colours that were not previously apparent subtly appear as the eye focuses on the space between colours.
      • They wait over 21 years for one to arrive and two appear in the same season.
      • From the moon, Earth appears as a bright blue-and-white object in the black sky.
      • The rare transit happens when Venus comes directly between the sun and the earth and appears as a black dot moving across the bright disk.
      • He appeared at the house after lunch, with a collapsible suitcase, still wearing the four-button jacket, clean and freshly pressed now.
      • From time to time as a gap in the trees appears I catch sight of this glistening stretch of cobalt blue water below.
      • Also, as a tip, your visible text should appear as close to the top of your HTML code as possible.
      • Aim into the dark skies where Mars, when so close to earth, appears as a glowing red ruby.
      • Earth appears as a tiny blue sphere surrounded by an immensity of blackness.
      • The second her eyes appeared and she caught sight of Stien she let out a hideous scream.
      • The screen panned out and, superimposed on the pointless picture of a telephone, apparent quotes begin to appear.

    • 1.2

      (ghost/spirit) aparecerse
      to appear to sb aparecérsele a algn
      • the Virgin had appeared to them se les había aparecido la Virgen

    • 1.3(become apparent)

      cracks started to appear on the walls empezaron a aparecer / a salir grietas en las paredes

    • 1.4(be found, seen)


  • 2

    the questions didn't appear difficult las preguntas no parecían difíciles
    • that's how he appears to a lot of people esa es la impresión que le da a mucha gente
    • it appears as though / as if we're expected parece que nos esperan
    • we're expected to win, it appears según parece, se espera que ganemos
    • they've arrived — so it appears / so it would appear han llegado — eso parece
    • so she's not leaving — it appears not / it would appear not así que no se va — parecería que no
    • to appear to + inf parecer + inf
    • it appears that
    • she appeared to be busy parecía (estar) ocupada
    • he appeared to have understood pareció haber entendido
    • everyone appears to be here parece que ya está aquí todo el mundo
    • we appear to be lost parece que nos hemos perdido
    • this would appear to be what happened parecería que esto fue lo que pasó
    • there appears to be some misunderstanding parecería que hay un malentendido
    • what appears to be the trouble? ¿cuál es el problema?
    • it appears that she was the only one not to know parece ser que era la única que no lo sabía
    • it appears from the report that ... del informe se desprende que ...
    • it now appears that he was lying ahora resulta que estaba mintiendo
    • it appears to me that we're wasting our time tengo la impresión de que / me parece que estamos perdiendo el tiempo
    • that's how it appeared to her esa fue la impresión que le dio a ella
    • Canada's three major cities appear to be in some kind of rivalry with one another.
    • It appears unlikely at this stage and it is difficult to imagine him wanting to inhabit the rather obsessive world that managers must live in.
    • As soon as we sit down as friends though, it appears that interests are dampened, if not doused completely.
    • Finally, it appeared that he had arrived at the intellectual center of the city.
    • So, trapped in the musty atmosphere of planet earth, they appear clumsy and fragile.
    • It would appear that one of Earth's rarest bird species might have gone extinct.
    • It appears now that the Council may have been unaware of these transmissions.
    • According to this site, it appears unlikely that I have been abducted by aliens.
    • The Pentagon was last night investigating what appeared to be a major breach of security over the photographs.
    • They led her through a short passage and finally she arrived in what appeared to be a big semi circular hall.
    • But it appears highly unlikely that the risk is dependent upon the method of gene introduction.
    • A lengthy fax appeared to have just arrived from a prestigious international conservation foundation.
    • At least two men who appear to have arrived and left by car were involved in the incident just before 8.30 pm.
    • The area I live in is OK, but is bordered on both sides by rough areas (as it appears most alright places in the city are).
    • My own impression is that it appears as from another planet and does nothing to put the heart or soul back in the centre of Bradford.
    • The Secret Service said it appears the pilot was unaware he was flying in restricted airspace.
    • However it appears, unlike the century that has passed, we are entering an era that will be based on exclusivity rather than universal access.
    • It appears unlikely that the referees will have enough support to force the meeting which will mean a continuation of the dispute.
    • What is interesting is that it appears that here a long-silenced problem is coming to light.
    • For now it appears more interested in finding jobs for its members than it does in ideology.
  • 3

    (be published)
    to appear in print publicarse
    • I shall provide links, where possible, to the actual version of the tune as appears in my record collection, but there may be better ones out there.
    • Every once in a while some robo-cop appears in a newsbyte and is said to be ‘a few years away’ but never seem to show up.
    • In addition, not all features of fancy questionnaires may appear on old browsers or hardware.
    • This is the case with variables 2 and 4, whose scatter diagram appears in Figure 11.9.
    • So what if a keyword phrase you want to use doesn't actually appear within your visible copy?
    • The Arlesian woman herself never appears in the story, although she is constantly discussed.
    • With fake tsunami videos and still photos appearing on the Internet, news companies have much to offer in that regard.
    • Stanton said he did not want to be known as a ballet choreographer, despite his work appearing on major ballet companies.
    • In fact, this particular phrase appears in other parts of both documents.
    • Eight of the fund-raising team agreed to appear in the calendar, although Margaret only appears in the group shot in the swimming pool.
    • No worries south of the border, however, because it is not a price that appears in the monthly economic output figures.
    • A translation of his words appears in a small box as he speaks.
    • Most topics appearing in journals were offered in similar or greater percentages of the curricula.
    • Star sportsmen like him expect to appear on the back pages of the newspapers.
    • His account for all the years for which tuition was accrued appears in Figure 2.
    • John's response appears in full below, followed by a few comments of mine.
    • This tree appears in the old photographs, taken from the Riverside.
    • Each line appears in vibrant colours of the Indian summer as well as softer shades that will please the eye during bright sunny days.
    • They will also appear in another edition published two weeks later, where they are modelling pyjamas.
    • Likewise, the cross that appears in a figure's hand is out of his own hand.
  • 4

    (on television) aparecer
    (on television) salir
    Theatre actuar
    he has appeared on television many times ha aparecido muchas veces en televisión
    • she's currently appearing on Broadway actualmente está actuando en Broadway
    • she appeared as Cinderella hizo el papel de Cenicienta
    • Most markets feature many opportunities to appear on local broadcast programs.
    • I have been watching the series all my life and I have no recollection of him ever appearing on a major show.
    • For the next twenty years she became a star throughout Europe, appearing in all the major capitals, including - in the 1850s - Moscow and St Petersburg.
    • There are countless winks to the audience as a parade of stars appears in self-effacing cameos.
    • They appeared on a microbudget Granada show, filmed in their own homes.
    • Another star who refused to appear on screen because he was forbidden from smoking in the studio was duly ridiculed on air.
    • About a decade ago, I was asked to appear on a comedy special which featured political comedians.
    • From these gigs a selection of the bands featured will be invited to appear on the album.
    • A performance group is appearing in secondary schools across Bromley to encourage teenagers to stay in learning.
    • Can you tell me the hitter and pitcher who played the longest in the minors without ever appearing in a major league game?
    • She added that she would be consulting a solicitor about possible legal action if it were found that she had appeared on film.
    • Other members of the public appear throughout the film, in walkthrough roles in pubs, buses and streets.
    • From this point on, our two big stars don't appear on screen together much.
    • The star is one of many celebrities set to appear on the Wyvern Theatre's stage this spring.
    • In Australia I'm up to the same tricks, appearing, speaking, performing, and it could be in any place and the show is nearly though never quite the same.
    • Many of the Indian participants will be doing their homework before they appear on the show, producers predict.
    • By the late '30s, the actress was appearing in low-budget films, and she quit working in 1942 to be a wife and mother.
    • He has appeared on television and radio and regularly performs all over the UK.
    • In addition to his work in film and television, he has appeared on stages from coast to coast.
    • This is certainly going to be the most exciting programme for some time with major artists appearing throughout the whole week of the Festival instead of the usual focus towards the second weekend.
  • 5

    • 5.1

      (defendant) comparecer
      to appear before a magistrate comparecer ante un juez
      • she's appearing on a charge of murder comparece acusada de asesinato
      • He appeared in Bundaberg Magistrates Court on Saturday morning and has been remanded in custody until next month.
      • He appeared in the county court on Friday and the case was adjourned for a two-hour hearing on August 11.
      • For that matter it might equally have been counsel who the defendant wished to appear for him.
      • He appeared in the Court of Appeal when this matter was first before the Court of Appeal.
      • May it please the Court, I appear for myself in this matter, for the third time in the High Court.
      • The police did not want him to appear for the appellant, he said.
      • He'd never appeared in the Supreme Court and he came into this case very, very late.
      • Last week 13 asylum seekers appeared in Luton Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.
      • Although the matter has been called today, she has not appeared in the Court.
      • They appeared in magistrates court in Preston yesterday alongside five others.
      • I appeared in Worthing Magistrates court when Jack was given unconditional bail and told these facts to the court and the magistrate.
      • The grey-haired defendant appeared in court wearing a white collar shirt and blue jeans.
      • Another teen, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared in a youth court on the same day charged in connection with the incident.
      • None of the three defendants appeared in court, but magistrates found all three cases proved.
      • They appeared in York Crown Court yesterday and were jailed for 12 months each.
      • Police in Delhi said an Indian businessmen had been arrested and appeared in court on Friday when he was remanded in custody.
      • The first applicant has the necessary leave of the Court to appear for the second applicant.
      • He admitted a charge of affray when he appeared in court for sentence and was given a 100-hour punishment order.
      • The Third Defendant appeared in person and he also represented the other Defendants, who were not present at the hearing
      • He appeared in Tauranga District Court and was remanded on bail to appear again in two weeks.

    • 5.2

      (lawyer) comparecer
      to appear for the prosecution/defense comparecer por la acusación/la defensa