appear etymology

English word appear comes from Latin paret, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin ad- (To.)

Detailed word origin of appear

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
paret Latin (lat)
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
apparesco Latin (lat) I begin to appear.
aparoir Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To appear (come into view). To appear (to come into existence).
aperen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
appear English (eng) (intransitive) 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.. (intransitive) To come before the public.. (intransitive) To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.. (intransitive) To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a [...]

Words with the same origin as appear

Descendants of ad
aboard accent according accused affair agree agreement alien alley approach around arrive aside asleep assault attempt attend attention available huge round size tend tent
Descendants of ad-
accept accident add address admit appreciate arrest assume attorney disappear rest