English dictionary



Hint: Question mark (?) is a wildcard. Question mark substitutes one character.

English verb: disappear

1. disappear (change) get lost, as without warning or explanation


SamplesHe disappeared without a trace.


ExamplesSam and Sue disappear, These cars won't disappear


Synonymsgo away, vanish


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Narrower (hyponym)absent, blow over, desorb, die, die off, die out, evanesce, fade, fade, fall, fall away, fall off, fleet, go, pass, pass off, remove, skip town, take a powder, wither


Antonymsappear

2. disappear (perception) become invisible or unnoticeable


SamplesThe effect vanished when day broke.


ExamplesThe moon will soon disappear


Synonymsgo away, vanish


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)cease, end, finish, stop, terminate


Narrower (hyponym)bob under, clear, dematerialise, dematerialize

3. disappear (change) cease to exist


SamplesAn entire civilization vanished.


Synonymsvanish


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)cease, end, finish, stop, terminate


Antonymscome along, appear

4. disappear (change) become less intense and fade away gradually


SamplesHer resistance melted under his charm.
Her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance.


Synonymsevaporate, melt


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)weaken









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk