Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
evidently

ev·i·dent·ly

evidently

 
pronunciation:
e vih dent li  sense 1[or] e vih dnt li  sense 2
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: as nearly as can be determined; apparently.
Evidently, the news of the coming hurricane never reached the island, or people would have tried to evacuate sooner.He evidently misunderstood what she asked him because she was surprised at his response.
similar words:
apparently
definition 2: plainly; visibly.
He was evidently relieved to be released from his duty.