Appearance


Appearance
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Appearance->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ appearance
appearance
phenomenon
sight
spectacle
show
premonstration|
scene
species
view
coup d'oeil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ lookout
lookout
outlook
prospect
vista
perspective
bird's-eye view
scenery
landscape
picture
tableau
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ display
display
exposure
mise en scΛne
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rising of the curtain
rising of the curtain
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ phantasm
phantasm
phantom
&c.(fallacy of vision) 443
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ pageant
pageant
spectacle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ peep-show
peep-show
raree-show
gallanty-show
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ ombres chinoises
ombres chinoises
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ magic lantern
magic lantern
phantasmagoria
dissolving views
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ biograph
biograph
cinematograph
moving pictures
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ panorama
panorama
diorama
cosmorama
georama
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ coup de thΓΔtre
coup de thΓΔtre
jeu de thΓΔtre
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ pageantry
pageantry
&c.(ostentation) 882
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ insignia
insignia
&c.(indication) 550
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ aspect
aspect
angle
phase
phasis
seeming
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ shape
shape
&c.(form) 240
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ guise
guise
look
complexion
color
image
mien
air
cast
carriage
port
demeanor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ presence
presence
expression
first blush
face of the thing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ point of view
point of view
light
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ lineament feature trait lines
lineament feature trait lines
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ outline
outline
outside
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ contour
contour
face
countenance
physiognomy
visage
phiz
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ cast of countenance
cast of countenance
profile
tournure
cut of one s jib
metoposcopy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ outside
outside
&c. 220
PARAG:Appearance->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ appear
appear
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be visible
be visible
become visible
&c. 446
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ seem
seem
look
show
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ present the appearance of
present the appearance of
wear the appearance of
carry the appearance of
have the appearance of
bear the appearance of
exhibit the appearance of
take the appearance of
take on the appearance of
assume the appearance
present the semblance of
wear the semblance of
carry the semblance of
have the semblance of
bear the semblance of
exhibit the semblance of
take the semblance of
take on the semblance of
assume the semblance of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ look like
look like
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cut a figure
cut a figure
figure
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ present to the view
present to the view
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ show
show
&c.(make manifest) 525
PARAG:Appearance->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ apparent
apparent
seeming
ostensible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on view
on view
PARAG:Appearance->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ apparently
apparently
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ to all seeming
to all seeming
to all appearance
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ostensibly
ostensibly
seemingly
as it seems
on the face of it
prima facie
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at the first blush
at the first blush
at first sight
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the eyes of
in the eyes of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ to the eye
to the eye

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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