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appear

verb

to make other people think that you are something or feel something. Appear is a slightly more formal word than seem

be

verb

used for giving information about someone or something, by giving their name, job, position, etc., describing them, or saying where they are

be

verb

used for saying how someone behaves, or for telling them how to behave

become

verb

to change and start to be something different, or to start to have a different quality

become

verb

to begin to have a particular job or position of authority, or to begin to be a member of a group

become

verb

to begin to be used for a different purpose

come over

to react in a particular way

feel

verb

to be in a particular state as a result of an emotion or a physical feeling

feel

verb

if something feels soft, hard, etc., that is what it is like when you touch it

feel

verb

if something feels nice, good, strange, etc., it gives you this feeling

form

verb

to be something, or to be the parts that something consists of

get

verb

to start to be in a particular state or have a particular quality

get

verb

to become: used with past participles to form passives

get

verb

to put on or take off clothing

go

verb

to change to another condition, usually a worse one

go

verb

to be in a particular state or situation, especially one in which you do not have something or in which something is not done

grow

verb

used for saying that someone or something gradually starts to have a feeling or quality

look

verb

to have a particular appearance

look

verb

to seem to be something

look

verb

used for giving your opinion about how likely it is that something will happen or be true

make

verb

to have the right qualities for a particular job, purpose etc.

measure

verb

to be a particular size

prove

verb

if something proves to have a particular quality, things happen that show it has that quality

remain

verb

to continue to be in a particular situation or condition

remain

verb

to continue to be something, even after a long period of time

remain

verb

to have a particular attitude, opinion, or belief and not change it

render

verb

to make someone or something be or become something

represent

verb

if something represents another thing, it is that thing

seem

verb

to appear to be something, or to appear to have a particular quality

smell

verb

to have a particular smell

sound

verb

to seem good, bad, interesting, exciting, etc. according to what you have heard, read, or know

taste

verb

to have a particular flavor. Food can taste sweet like sugar, salty like salt, sour like a lemon, or bitter like strong black coffee

turn

verb

to change and do or become something else

turn

verb

to change and become another color

turn

verb

to become a particular age or a particular time

weigh

verb

to have a particular weight

it seems

used for saying that something appears to exist or be true

it seems/looks/appears

used for saying what seems to be true

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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