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

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
transparent

trans·par·ent

transparent

 
 
pronunciation:
traenz pe rnt [or] traenz peI rnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: permitting the passage of light and a clear view of objects on the other side.
 
synonyms:
clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid
antonyms:
dense, opaque
similar words:
crystalline, glassy, liquid
definition 2: thin and finely woven enough to see through, as fabric; sheer.
synonyms:
diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gossamer, sheer
similar words:
airy, thin, translucent
definition 3: easily seen through or detected; obvious.
transparent flatteryher transparent motives
synonyms:
obvious
antonyms:
inscrutable, veiled
similar words:
apparent, clear-cut, discernible, distinct, evident, manifest, patent, perceptible, plain, unmistakable, visible
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: transparently (adv.), transparentness (n.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature