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From ad- (towards) +‎ pāreō (be visible).



appāreō (present infinitive appārēre, perfect active appāruī, supine appāritum); second conjugation (intransitive)

  1. I appear, am visible, come into sight.
    Synonyms: pāreō, prōcēdō, obversor, crēscō, exorior, orior, oborior, coorior
    Antonyms: cēdō, concēdō, decēdō, excēdō, discēdō, pereō, intereō
  2. (used impersonally) I am evident, clear or certain.
  3. I appear as servant or aid (a lictor, scribe, etc.), attend, wait upon, serve.
    Synonyms: serviō, oboediō

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with apparō (I prepare, I make ready)


   Conjugation of appāreō (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present appāreō appārēs appāret appārēmus appārētis appārent
imperfect appārēbam appārēbās appārēbat appārēbāmus appārēbātis appārēbant
future appārēbō appārēbis appārēbit appārēbimus appārēbitis appārēbunt
perfect appāruī appāruistī appāruit appāruimus appāruistis appāruērunt,
pluperfect appārueram appāruerās appāruerat appāruerāmus appāruerātis appāruerant
future perfect appāruerō appārueris appāruerit appāruerimus appārueritis appāruerint
passive present appāreor appārēris,
appārētur appārēmur appārēminī appārentur
imperfect appārēbar appārēbāris,
appārēbātur appārēbāmur appārēbāminī appārēbantur
future appārēbor appārēberis,
appārēbitur appārēbimur appārēbiminī appārēbuntur
perfect appāritus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect appāritus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect appāritus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present appāream appāreās appāreat appāreāmus appāreātis appāreant
imperfect appārērem appārērēs appārēret appārērēmus appārērētis appārērent
perfect appāruerim appāruerīs appāruerit appāruerīmus appāruerītis appāruerint
pluperfect appāruissem appāruissēs appāruisset appāruissēmus appāruissētis appāruissent
passive present appārear appāreāris,
appāreātur appāreāmur appāreāminī appāreantur
imperfect appārērer appārērēris,
appārērētur appārērēmur appārērēminī appārērentur
perfect appāritus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect appāritus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present appārē appārēte
future appārētō appārētō appārētōte appārentō
passive present appārēre appārēminī
future appārētor appārētor appārentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives appārēre appāruisse appāritūrum esse appārērī appāritum esse appāritum īrī
participles appārēns appāritūrus appāritus appārendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
appārendī appārendō appārendum appārendō appāritum appāritū

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  • appareo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • appareo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • appareo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • it is quite manifest: apparet et exstat
    • (ambiguous) to have disappeared: non apparere