Dis·ap·pear v. i. [imp. & p. p. Disappeared p. pr. & vb. n. Disappearing.]
1. To cease to appear or to be perceived; to pass from view, gradually or suddenly; to vanish; to be no longer seen; as, darkness disappears at the approach of light; a ship disappears as she sails from port.
2. To cease to be or exist; as, the epidemic has disappeared.
v 1: get lost, especially without warning or explanation; "He
disappeared without a trace" [syn: vanish, go away]
2: become invisible or unnoticeable; "The effect vanished when
day broke" [syn: vanish, go away]
3: cease to exist; "An entire civilization vanished" [syn: vanish]
4: become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance
melted under his charm" [syn: melt]