put in an appearance
index appear (attend court proceedings), emerge, issue (send forth), report (present oneself)

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  • put in an appearance — also[make an appearance] {v. phr.} To be present, esp. for a short time; visit; appear. * /He put in an appearance at work, but he was too ill to stay./ * /The president put in an appearance at several dances the evening after he was sworn in./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in an appearance — also[make an appearance] {v. phr.} To be present, esp. for a short time; visit; appear. * /He put in an appearance at work, but he was too ill to stay./ * /The president put in an appearance at several dances the evening after he was sworn in./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To put in an appearance — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A thing seed; a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • make an appearance — See: PUT IN AN APPEARANCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make an appearance — See: PUT IN AN APPEARANCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A thing seed; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appearance — /euh pear euhns/, n. 1. the act or fact of appearing, as to the eye or mind or before the public: the unannounced appearance of dinner guests; the last appearance of Caruso in Aïda; her first appearance at a stockholders meeting. 2. the state,… …   Universalium

  • appearance — n. appearing 1) to make, put in an appearance (the policeman made a timely appearance) 2) a guest; personal; public; TV appearance (the actor made a personal appearance) 3) at one s appearance (the crowd went wild at their first appearance on… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • appearance — See: PUT IN AN APPEARANCE also MAKE AN APPEARANCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • appearance — See: PUT IN AN APPEARANCE also MAKE AN APPEARANCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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