disappearing

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dis·ap·pear

 (dĭs′ə-pîr′)
v. dis·ap·peared, dis·ap·pear·ing, dis·ap·pears
v.intr.
1. To pass out of sight; vanish: The moon disappeared behind the clouds.
2. To cease to be seen; be missing or unfound: Her purse disappeared from her locker. The plane disappeared somewhere over the Pacific Ocean.
3. To cease to exist: Dinosaurs disappeared at the end of the Cretaceous Period.
v.tr.
To cause (someone) to disappear, especially by kidnapping or murder.

dis′ap·pear′ance n.
Synonyms: disappear, evanesce, evaporate, fade, vanish
These verbs mean to pass out of sight or existence: a skyscraper disappearing in the fog; time seeming to evanesce; courage evaporating; memories fading away; hope slowly vanishing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disappearing - the act of leaving secretly or without explanationdisappearing - the act of leaving secretly or without explanation
departure, going, going away, leaving - the act of departing
vanishing - a sudden disappearance from sight
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