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disappear

  

      vb  
1    intr   to cease to be visible; vanish  
2    intr   to go away or become lost, esp. secretly or without explanation  
3    intr   to cease to exist, have effect, or be known; become extinct or lost  
the pain has disappeared     
4    tr   (esp. in South and Central America) to arrest secretly and presumably imprison or kill (a member of an opposing political group)  
  disappearance      n  
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disappear

  
1    abscond, be lost to view, depart, drop out of sight, ebb, escape, evanesce, fade away, flee, fly, go, pass, recede, retire, vanish from sight, vanish off the face of the earth, wane, withdraw  
2    cease, cease to be known, die out, dissolve, end, evaporate, expire, fade, leave no trace, melt away, pass away, perish, vanish  
  
Antonyms     
   appear, arrive, materialize, reappear  

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v.
disappear completely
[Fig.]
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
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