v (intransitive) To come or be in sight; to be in view; to become visible.
v (intransitive) To come before the public.
v (intransitive) To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or the like; to present one's self as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried.
v (intransitive) To become visible to the apprehension of the mind; to be known as a subject of observation or comprehension, or as a thing proved; to be obvious or manifest.
v (intransitive|copulative) To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.