Definitions of appear
to be seen in public; to come before the public, especially to perform a duty or to act; (in court) to be there officially because you are involved in a trial
A 17-year-old man is due to appear before Chippenham magistrates on Wednesday.
to come into view or to become noticeable or present
The car suddenly appeared from nowhere.
to seem likely or true
The security forces appeared to be hunting down protesters.