What is Appear?

Legal Definition
In practice. To ba properly before a court; as a fact or matter of which it can take notion. To be in evidence; to be proved. "Making it appear and proving are the same thing." Freem. 53. To be regularly in court; as a defendant in an action. See Appearance.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
Under statute requiring firm name to appear conspicuously on place of business, word means obvious and manifest. See Ann. Cas. 1913B, 913.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary