Definitions for evidentˈɛv ɪ dənt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ev•i•dent*ˈɛv ɪ dənt(adj.)
plain or clear to the sight or understanding.
* Syn: See apparent.
Origin of evident:
1350–1400; ME < L ēvident-, s. of ēvidēns=ē-e - +vidēns, prp. of vidēre to see
apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakable(adj)
clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
"the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"
discernible, evident, observable(adj)
capable of being seen or noticed
"a discernible change in attitude"; "a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript"; "an observable change in behavior"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
evident(adjective)ˈɛv ɪ dənt
obvious or clear
It was evident from her expression that she was upset.
Obviously true by simple observation.
It was evident she was angry, after she slammed the door.
clear to the vision; especially, clear to the understanding, and satisfactory to the judgment; as, the figure or color of a body is evident to the senses; the guilt of an offender can not always be made evident
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'evident' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3599
Rank popularity for the word 'evident' in Adjectives Frequency: #492
Translations for evident
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
clearly to be seen or understood
his evident satisfaction; It is evident that you have misunderstood me.
- واضِح، ظاهِرArabic
- evidentePortuguese (BR)
- evident; helt klar; tydeligDanish
- آشکار؛ هویداFarsi
- očit, jasanCroatian
- tampak jelasIndonesian
- augljós, greinilegurIcelandic
- acīm redzamsLatvian
- tampak jelasMalay
- innlysende, tydelig,åpenbarNorwegian
- widoczny, oczywistyPolish
- آشکار؛ هویداPersian
- ښکاره، څرګندPashto
- tydlig, uppenbarSwedish
- aşikâr, açık, belliTurkish
- 明顯的Chinese (Trad.)
- очевидний, явнийUkrainian
- ظاہر و باہرUrdu
- rõ ràngVietnamese
- 明显的Chinese (Simp.)
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