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dis·ap·pear

disappear

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs pir
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part of speech: verb
inflections: disappears, disappearing, disappeared
definition 1: to be no longer seen.
The plane disappeared in the clouds.
synonyms:
vanish
antonyms:
appear
similar words:
dissolve, fade, recede
definition 2: to exist no longer.
The clouds will soon disappear.Her smile disappeared.
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synonyms:
vanish
antonyms:
begin, survive
similar words:
die, disperse, dissolve, evaporate, fade, pass
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The word disappear contains the following part:
dis- Latin prefix that means not; apart; reverse, negate
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The prefix dis- occurs in English attached to Latin roots, as in dissent , but also forms words in English by attaching to verbs (dishearten) and nouns (disbelief ). dis- has two other forms, as the "s" sound in dis- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms dif- and di-3.
synonyms:
de-, un-