HyperDic: apparent

English > 2 senses of the word apparent:
ADJECTIVEallapparent, evident, manifest, palpable, patent, plain, unmistakableclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
allapparent, ostensible, seemingappearing as such but not necessarily so
apparent > pronunciation
Soundsahpeh'rahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > apparent: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment.
Example"the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"
Synonymsevident, manifest, palpable, patent, plain, unmistakable
Broaderobviouseasily perceived / perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
Spanishclaro, evidente, inconfundible, manifiesto, obvia, obvio, patente, sencillo
Catalanclar, evident, manifest, obvi, palès, patent
Nounsapparentness, apparencythe property of being apparent
Adverbsapparentlyunmistakably ('plain' is often used informally for 'plainly')
Verbsappearcome into sight or view
appearseem to be true, probable, or apparent
English > apparent: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAppearing as such but not necessarily so.
Examples
  • "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"
  • "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"
Synonymsostensible, seeming
BroadersuperficialConcerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious
Spanishaparente, evidente, ostensible
Nounsapparentnessthe property of being apparent
Adverbsapparentlyfrom appearances alone
Verbsappearseem to be true, probable, or apparent

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