appearance. \Ap*pear"ance\, n. [F. apparence, L. apparentia, fr. apparere. See Appear.] 1. The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me. 2.A thing seed; a phenomenon; a phase; an apparition ; as, an appearance in the sky. 3. Personal presence; exhibition of the person; look; aspect; mien. And now am come to see . . . It thy appearance answer loud report. --Milton. 4. Semblance, or apparent likeness; external show. pl. Outward signs, or circumstances, fitted to make a particular impression or to determine the judgment as to the character of a person or a thing, an act or a state; as, appearances are against him. There was upon the tabernacle, as it were, the appearance of fire. --Num. ix. 15. For man looketh on the outward appearance. --1 Sam. xvi. 7. Judge not according to the appearance. --John. vii. 24. 5. The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character; as, a person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator. Will he now retire, After appearance, and again prolong Our expectation? --Milton. 6. Probability; likelihood. [Obs.] There is that which hath no appearance. --Bacon. 7. (Law) The coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction. --Burrill. --Bouvier. --Daniell. To put in an appearance, to be present; to appear in person. To save appearances, to preserve a fair outward show. Syn: Coming; arrival; presence; semblance; pretense; air; look; manner; mien; figure; aspect. Source:Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, 1996, 1998 micra, inc, dictionary.com http://www.dictionary.com/ 22.08.02 1) appearance. ...The act of coming into view: emergence. See SEE. 2. The way something or someone looks: aspect, look, mien. See SURFACE. 3. The act of arriving: advent, arrival, ...2) believability. ...Appearance of truth or authenticity: color, credibility, credibleness, creditability, creditableness, plausibility, plausibleness, verisimilitude. See LIKELY .... 3) creditability. ...Appearance of truth or authenticity: believability, color, credibility, credibleness, creditableness, plausibility, plausibleness, verisimilitude. See LIKELY .... 4) credibleness. ...Appearance of truth or authenticity: believability, color, credibility, creditability, creditableness, plausibility, plausibleness, verisimilitude. See LIKELY .... 5) verisimilitude. ...Appearance of truth or authenticity: believability, color, credibility, credibleness, creditability, creditableness, plausibility, plausibleness. See LIKELY ....back 6) creditableness. ...Appearance of truth or authenticity: believability, color, credibility, credibleness, creditability, plausibility, plausibleness, verisimilitude. See LIKELY .... 7) credibility. ...Appearance of truth or authenticity: believability, color, credibleness, creditability, creditableness, plausibility, plausibleness, verisimilitude. See LIKELY .... 8) plausibleness. ...Appearance of truth or authenticity: believability, color, credibility, credibleness, creditability, creditableness, plausibility, verisimilitude. See LIKELY .... 9) plausibility. ...Appearance of truth or authenticity: believability, color, credibility, credibleness, creditability, creditableness, plausibleness, verisimilitude. See LIKELY .... 10) veneer. ...A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, ... 11) gloss. ...1. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, front, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, pretext, ... 12) presentable. ...Proper in appearance: respectable. Informal : decent. See GOOD, USUAL .... 13) sunrise. ...The first appearance of daylight in the morning: aurora, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, morn, morning, sunup. See START .... 14) semblance. ...1. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, ... 15) veil. ...A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, ... 16) morning. ...1. The first appearance of daylight in the morning: aurora, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, morn, sunrise, sunup. See START. 2. The time of day from sunrise to ... 17) surface. ...1. An outward appearance: aspect, countenance, face, look, physiognomy, visage. See SURFACE. 2. The outer layer of an object: face, top. See SURFACE .... 18) daybreak. ...The first appearance of daylight in the morning: aurora, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, morn, morning, sunrise, sunup. See START .... 19) cockcrow. ...The first appearance of daylight in the morning: aurora, dawn, dawning, daybreak, morn, morning, sunrise, sunup. See START .... 20) morn. ...The first appearance of daylight in the morning: aurora, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, morning, sunrise, sunup. See START .... 21) sunup. ...The first appearance of daylight in the morning: aurora, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, morn, morning, sunrise. See START .... 22) aurora. ...The first appearance of daylight in the morning: cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, morn, morning, sunrise, sunup. See START .... 23) front. ...1. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, pretext, ... 24) cloak. ...1. A deceptive outward appearance: color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, pretext, ... 25) dawning. ...The first appearance of daylight in the morning: aurora, cockcrow, dawn, daybreak, morn, morning, sunrise, sunup. See START .... 26) physiognomy. ...An outward appearance: aspect, countenance, face, look, surface, visage. See SURFACE .... 27) mask. ...A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, front, gloss, guise, masquerade, pretense, pretext, ... 28) disguisement. ...A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, faŤade, face, false colors, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, pretext, semblance, ... 29) bug. ...1. Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure: blemish, defect, fault, flaw, imperfection, shortcoming. See BEAUTIFUL, BETTER, HELP. 2. A ... 30) shortcoming. ...1. Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure: blemish, bug, defect, fault, flaw, imperfection. See BEAUTIFUL, BETTER, HELP. 2. The condition ... 31) blemish. ...1. Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure: bug, defect, fault, flaw, imperfection, shortcoming. See BEAUTIFUL, BETTER, HELP. 2. A mark ... 32) seem. ...To have the appearance of: appear, look, sound1. strike one as (being) . See SURFACE .... 33) imperfection. ...Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure: blemish, bug, defect, fault, flaw, shortcoming. See BEAUTIFUL, BETTER, HELP .... 34) modernize. ...To make modern in appearance or style: update. See NEW .... 35) advent. ...The act of arriving: appearance, arrival, coming. See START .... 36) sugarcoat. ...1. To give a deceptively attractive appearance to: color, gild, gloss (over) , gloze (over) , varnish, veneer, whitewash. paper over, put a good face on. See TRUE .... 37) gild. ...1. To give a deceptively attractive appearance to: color, gloss (over) , gloze (over) , sugarcoat, varnish, veneer, whitewash. paper over, put a good face on. See TRUE .... 38) defect. ...1. Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure: blemish, bug, fault, flaw, imperfection, shortcoming. See BEAUTIFUL, BETTER, HELP. 2. The condition ... 39) whitewash. ...1. To give a deceptively attractive appearance to: color, gild, gloss (over) , gloze (over) , sugarcoat, varnish, veneer. paper over, put a good face on. See TRUE .... 40) smarten. ...To improve in appearance, especially by refurbishing. Also used with up: fix up, spruce (up) . See BETTER .... 41) flaw. ...Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure: blemish, bug, defect, fault, imperfection, shortcoming. See BEAUTIFUL, BETTER, HELP. To spoil ... 42) update. ...To make modern in appearance or style: modernize. See NEW .... 43) gloze. ...1. To give a deceptively attractive appearance to. Also used with over: color, gild, gloss (over) , sugarcoat, varnish, veneer, whitewash. paper over, put a good face ... 44) spruce. ...1. To improve in appearance, especially by refurbishing. Also used with up: fix up, smarten (up) . See BETTER. 2. To make neat and trim; make presentable. Also used ... 45) varnish. ...To give a deceptively attractive appearance to: color, gild, gloss (over) , gloze (over) , sugarcoat, veneer, whitewash. paper over, put a good face on. See TRUE .... 46) look. ...1. The way something or someone looks: appearance, aspect, mien. See SURFACE. 2. A disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood: aspect, ... 47) aspect. ...1. The way something or someone looks: appearance, look, mien. See SURFACE. 2. A disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood: cast, ... 48) unostentatious. ...Not elaborate or showy, as in appearance or style: modest, plain, simple, unassuming, unpretentious. See PLAIN .... 49) unassuming. ...Not elaborate or showy, as in appearance or style: modest, plain, simple, unostentatious, unpretentious. See PLAIN .... 50) false colors. ...A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, pretext, semblance, ... 51) resemble. ...To be similar to, as in appearance: take after. Chiefly Regional : favor. See SAME .... 52) unpretentious. ...Not elaborate or showy, as in appearance or style: modest, plain, simple, unassuming, unostentatious. See PLAIN .... 53) emergence. ...The act of coming into view: appearance. See SEE .... 54) mien. ...1. The way something or someone looks: appearance, aspect, look. See SURFACE. 2. Behavior through which one reveals one's personality: address, air, bearing, demeanor, ... 55) transmutation. ...The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, conversion, metamorphosis, mutation, shift, transfiguration, ... 56) transmogrification. ...The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, conversion, metamorphosis, mutation, shift, transfiguration, ... 57) conversion. ...1. The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, metamorphosis, mutation, shift, transfiguration, transformation, ... 58) deform. ...To alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of: contort, disfigure, distort, misshape, twist. See BEAUTIFUL .... 59) simulate. ...1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, feign, play-act, pose, pretend, put on, ... 60) distort. ...1. To alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of: contort, deform, disfigure, misshape, twist. See BEAUTIFUL. 2. To give an inaccurate view of by representing ... 61) metamorphosis. ...The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, conversion, mutation, shift, transfiguration, transformation, ... 62) put-on. ...Slang. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, ... 63) decorum. ...1. Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decency, decentness, decorousness, properness, propriety, respectability, ... 64) contort. ...To alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of: deform, disfigure, distort, misshape, twist. See BEAUTIFUL .... 65) pretend. ...1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, feign, play-act, pose, put on, sham, simulate .... 66) disfigure. ...To alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of: contort, deform, distort, misshape, twist. See BEAUTIFUL .... 67) mutation. ...1. The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, conversion, metamorphosis, shift, transfiguration, transformation, ... 68) comeliness. ...Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: correctness, decency, decentness, decorousness, decorum, properness, propriety, respectability, respectableness, ... 69) transfiguration. ...The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, conversion, metamorphosis, mutation, shift, transformation, ... 70) decentness. ...Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, properness, propriety, respectability, respectableness, ... 71) transubstantiation. ...The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, conversion, metamorphosis, mutation, shift, transfiguration, ... 72) properness. ...Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decency, decentness, decorousness, decorum, propriety, respectability, respectableness, ... 73) seemliness. ...Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decency, decentness, decorousness, decorum, properness, propriety, respectability, ... 74) respectableness. ...Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decency, decentness, decorousness, decorum, properness, propriety, respectability, ... 75) respectability. ...Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decency, decentness, decorousness, decorum, properness, propriety, respectableness, ... 76) decorousness. ...Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decency, decentness, decorum, properness, propriety, respectability, respectableness, ... 77) transformation. ...The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, conversion, metamorphosis, mutation, shift, transfiguration, ... 78) affect2. ...2, affect2, affect2, affect2, affect2"> To take on or give a false appearance of: assume, counterfeit, fake, feign, pretend, put on, sham, simulate. make believe .... 79) changeover. ...The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, conversion, metamorphosis, mutation, shift, transfiguration, transformation, ... 80) translation. ...1. The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, conversion, metamorphosis, mutation, shift, transfiguration, ... 81) misshape. ...To alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of: contort, deform, disfigure, distort, twist. See BEAUTIFUL .... 82) feign. ...1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, play-act, pose, pretend, put on, sham, simulate .... 83) dissemble. ...1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, counterfeit, fake, feign, play-act, pose, pretend, put on, sham, simulate .... 84) appear. ...1. To come into view: emerge, issue, loom, materialize, show. make (or put in) an appearance, meet the eye. See SEE. 2. To have the appearance of: look, seem, sound1 .... 85) arrival. ...1. One that arrives: comer, visitor. See ENTER. 2. The act of arriving: advent, appearance, coming. See START. 3. The achievement of something desired, planned, or ... 86) faŤade also facade. ...1. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, face, false colors, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, pretext, ... 87) bail1. ...bail1"> 1. Money supplied for the temporary release of an arrested person that guarantees appearance of that person for trial: bond. See LAW. 2. One who posts bond: ... 88) materialize. ...1. To come into view: appear, emerge, issue, loom, show. make (or put in) an appearance, meet the eye. See SEE. 2. To represent (an abstraction, for example) in or ... 89) emerge. ...1. To come into view: appear, issue, loom, materialize, show. make (or put in) an appearance, meet the eye. See SEE. 2. To begin to appear or develop: appear, arise, ... 90) loom. ...1. To come into view: appear, emerge, issue, materialize, show. make (or put in) an appearance, meet the eye. See SEE. 2. To be imminent: brew, hang over, impend, ... 91) counterfeit. ...sham. See TRUE. 1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, dissemble, fake, feign, play-act, pose, pretend, put on, ... 92) masquerade. ...dissemblance, pretense, sham, show, simulation. See HONEST, TRUE. 2. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, ... 93) fault. ...for an error or crime: blame, culpability, guilt, onus. See START. 2. Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure: blemish, bug, defect, flaw, ... 94) play-act. ...1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, feign, pose, pretend, put on, sham, simulate .... 95) face. ...aspect, cast, countenance, expression, look, visage. See EXPRESS. 2. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, ... 96) impression. ...suspicion. See THOUGHTS. 2. The character projected or given by someone to the public: appearance, image. See SURFACE. 3. The strong effect exerted by one person ... 97) coming. ...approach, convergence, imminence, nearness. See APPROACH. 2. The act of arriving: advent, appearance, arrival. See START. 1. In the relatively near future: approaching, ... 98) pretext. ...an action or make it better understood: excuse, plea. See EXPLAIN. 2. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, ... 99) countenance. ...feeling, or mood: aspect, cast, expression, face, look, visage. See EXPRESS. 2. An outward appearance: aspect, face, look, physiognomy, surface, visage. See SURFACE .... 100) visage. ...or mood: aspect, cast, countenance, expression, face, look. See EXPRESS. 2. An outward appearance: aspect, countenance, face, look, physiognomy, surface. See SURFACE .... 101) correctness. ...rightness. See CORRECT. 2. Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, decency, decentness, decorousness, decorum, properness, propriety, ... 102) cover. ...refuge, retreat, sanctuary, shelter. See ATTACK, SAFETY. 2. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, ... 103) window-dressing also window dressing. ...A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, false colors, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, ... 104) dawn. ...nascency, onset, opening, origin, outset, spring, start. See START. 2. The first appearance of daylight in the morning: aurora, cockcrow, dawning, daybreak, morn, ... 105) guise. ...in plural) , outfit, turnout. Informal : getup, rig. See PUT ON. 2. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, ... 106) arrive. ...check in, get in, pull in, reach, show up, turn up. Slang : blow in. make (or put in) an appearance. See START. 2. To gain success: get ahead, get on, go far, rise, ... 107) narcissistic. ...: bigheaded, stuck-up, swellheaded. See SELF-LOVE. 2. Unduly preoccupied with one's own appearance: conceited, vain. See SELF-LOVE .... 108) assume. ...arrogate, commandeer, preempt, seize, take, usurp. See GIVE. 2. To take on or give a false appearance of: affect2, counterfeit, fake, feign, pretend, put on, sham, ... 109) coloring. ...2. Skin tone, especially of the face: color, complexion. See COLORS. 3. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, ... 110) shift. ...Informal : swap. See CHANGE, SUBSTITUTE. 2. The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: change, changeover, conversion, metamorphosis, ... 111) conceited. ...: bigheaded, stuck-up, swellheaded. See SELF-LOVE. 2. Unduly preoccupied with one's own appearance: narcissistic, vain. See SELF-LOVE .... 112) fake. ...quack. See TRUE. 1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, counterfeit, dissemble, feign, play-act, pose, pretend, ... 113) change. ...Informal : swap. See CHANGE, SUBSTITUTE. 2. The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another: changeover, conversion, metamorphosis, ... 114) bond. ...See AGREE. 2. Money supplied for the temporary release of an arrested person that guarantees appearance of that person for trial: bail1. See LAW. 3. Something that ... 115) sound1. ...motion that is perceived by the organs of hearing: noise, sonance. See SOUNDS. To have the appearance of: appear, look, seem. strike one as (being) . See SURFACE .... 116) propriety. ...pleasantry, politeness. See COURTESY. 2. Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decency, decentness, decorousness, ... 117) decency. ...conscience, grace. See RIGHT. 3. Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decentness, decorousness, decorum, properness, ... 118) disguise. ...such as makeup, worn to conceal one's identity: costume. See SHOW. 3. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguisement, faŤade, face, false ... 119) twist. ...Slang : angle2, kick. See ABILITY, EXCITE, GOOD. 1. To alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of: contort, deform, disfigure, distort, misshape. See BEAUTIFUL .... 120) show. ...of goods or works of art: exhibit, exhibition, exposition. See SHOW. 5. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, ... 121) plain. ...bare, dry, simple, unadorned, unvarnished. See PLAIN. 3. Not elaborate or showy, as in appearance or style: modest, simple, unassuming, unostentatious, unpretentious .... 122) sham. ...See RESPECT, SAME. 1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, feign, play-act, pose, ... 123) color. ...Skin tone, especially of the face: coloring, complexion. See COLORS. 5. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, face, ... 124) vain. ...unsuccessful, useless. in vain. See THRIVE, USED. 4. Unduly preoccupied with one's own appearance: conceited, narcissistic. See SELF-LOVE .... 125) pretense. ...due: claim, pretension, title. Slang : dibs. See OWNED, REQUEST. 4. A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, faŤade, ... 126) pose. ...stance. See POSTURE. 1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, feign, play-act, pretend, ... 127) modest. ...or force: moderate, reasonable, temperate. See BIG, EDGE. 5. Not elaborate or showy, as in appearance or style: plain, simple, unassuming, unostentatious, unpretentious .... 128) image. ...thought. See THOUGHTS. 4. The character projected or given by someone to the public: appearance, impression. See SURFACE. 5. Something that is reflected: reflection .... 129) act. ...PERFORMING ARTS. 1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: counterfeit, dissemble, fake, feign, play-act, pose, pretend, ... 130) respectable. ...decent, decorous, de rigueur, nice, proper, right, seemly. See COURTESY. 4. Proper in appearance: presentable. Informal : decent. See GOOD, USUAL. 5. Somewhat big: ... 131) decent. ...de rigueur, nice, proper, respectable, right, seemly. See COURTESY. 5. Informal. Proper in appearance: presentable, respectable. See GOOD, USUAL. 6. Being what is ... 132) issue. ...See WORDS. 1. To come into view: appear, emerge, loom, materialize, show. make (or put in) an appearance, meet the eye. See SEE. 2. To have hereditary derivation: ... 133) reach. ...arrive, check in, get in, pull in, show up, turn up. Slang : blow in. make (or put in) an appearance. See START. 4. To proceed on a certain course or for a certain ... 134) simple. ...5. Of little distinction: humble, lowly, mean2. See PLAIN. 6. Not elaborate or showy, as in appearance or style: modest, plain, unassuming, unostentatious, unpretentious .... 135) favor. ...(or treat) with kid gloves. See TREAT WELL. 5. Chiefly Regional. To be similar to, as in appearance: resemble, take after. See SAME. 6. To perform a service or a ... 136) pull. ...arrive, check in, get in, reach, show up, turn up. Slang : blow in. make (or put in) an appearance. See START. 2. To control, restrict, or arrest: bit2, brake, bridle, ... 137) blow1. ...place: arrive, check in, get in, pull in, reach, show up, turn up. make (or put in) an appearance. See START. blow up To be or become angry: anger, boil over, bristle, ... 138) check. ...arrive, get in, pull in, reach, show up, turn up. Slang : blow in. make (or put in) an appearance. See START. check out Slang. To cease living: decease, demise, depart, ... 139) put. ...See HONEST. put on 1. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of: act, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, feign, play-act, pose, ... 140) fix. ...geld, neuter, spay, sterilize, unsex. See REPRODUCTION, RICH. fix up To improve in appearance, especially by refurbishing: smarten (up) , spruce (up) . See BETTER .... 141) take. ...function, go, operate, run, work. See THRIVE. take after To be similar to, as in appearance: resemble. Chiefly Regional : favor. See SAME. take away To move (something) ... 142) get. ...arrive, check in, pull in, reach, show up, turn up. Slang : blow in. make (or put in) an appearance. See START. get off 1. To move or proceed away from a place: depart, ... 143) turn. ...arrive, check in, get in, pull in, reach, show up. Slang : blow in. make (or put in) an appearance. See START. 2. To find by investigation: dig (out or up) , uncover, Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995. http://www.bartleby.com/62/ (July 2001)