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apparent

ap·par·ent

apparent

 
 
pronunciation:
per rnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: easily seen or plain.
The small cracks in the wall were not apparent from a distance.
synonyms:
clear, plain, visible
antonyms:
hidden, obscured
similar words:
conspicuous, naked, open, prominent, public
definition 2: clear to one's understanding; obvious.
It is apparent that Rachel likes you very much.
synonyms:
clear, distinct, evident, noticeable, obvious, plain
antonyms:
obscure
similar words:
conspicuous
definition 3: seeming to be so at first, but not necessarily so.
The apparent winner of the race was later disqualified.
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synonyms:
likely, probable
antonyms:
real
similar words:
outward, presumedly
derivations: apparently (adv.), apparentness (n.)
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  • apparently:
    in a way that seems to be true.