dis‧ap‧pear S2 W2 [intransitive]
1 to become impossible to see any longer [= vanish; ≠ appear]
disappear behind/under/into etc
The sun had disappeared behind a cloud.
disappear from view/sight
David watched her car until it disappeared from view.
At this point the path seemed to disappear altogether (=disappear completely).
2 to be lost, or to become impossible to find [= vanish]:
The two girls disappeared while walking home from school.
My keys have disappeared again.
disappear without trace British English /without a trace American English (=without any way of finding them)
75,000 soldiers simply disappeared without trace.
3 to stop existing:
The rain forest may disappear forever.

Dictionary results for "disappear"
Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.