disappear


disappear
verb
ADVERB
altogether, completely, entirely, fully (esp. AmE), totally
all but, effectively, essentially, largely, mostly, nearly, practically, virtually

The traditional way of life has all but disappeared.

literally

The woman literally disappeared on her way home from work one night.

gradually, slowly
abruptly, immediately, instantly, overnight, promptly, quickly, rapidly, soon, suddenly

He started the treatment and his symptoms disappeared overnight.

With that, Matt promptly disappeared.

a rapidly disappearing way of life

briefly, momentarily, temporarily

His grin momentarily disappeared from his face.

eventually, finally
forever

A number of species could soon disappear forever.

subsequently
magically, miraculously, mysteriously

The controversy is not going to magically disappear.

without a trace, without trace (esp. BrE)

Her father disappeared without trace when she was ten.

quietly

Her personal website quietly disappeared from the Internet.

apparently, seemingly
just, simply

The plane suddenly just disappeared from the radar screen.

PREPOSITION
behind

The sun disappeared behind a cloud.

from

Wildlife is fast disappearing from our countryside.

into, through, under, etc.
PHRASES
disappear from sight, disappear from view

She watched until he had disappeared from view.

Disappear is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑custom, ↑effect, ↑frown, ↑grin, ↑habitat, ↑hope, ↑job, ↑ozone, ↑pain, ↑shyness, ↑sun, ↑symptom, ↑vision, ↑worry

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