What does evident mean?

Definitions for evidentˈɛv ɪ dənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. evident(Adjective)

    Obviously true by simple observation.

    It was evident she was angry, after she slammed the door.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evident(adj)

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Evident

    ev′i-dent, adj. that is visible or can be seen: clear to the mind: obvious.—n. Ev′idence, that which makes evident: means of proving an unknown or disputed fact: information in a law case, as 'to give evidence:' a witness.—v.t. to render evident: (obs.) to attest, prove.—adjs. Eviden′tial, Eviden′tiary, furnishing evidence: tending to prove.—advs. Eviden′tially; Ev′idently (N.T.), visibly.—In evidence, received by the court as competent evidence: plainly visible, conspicuous—a penny-a-liner's phrase adopted from the Fr. en evidence; Turn King's (Queen's) evidence (of an accomplice in a crime), to give evidence against his partners. [L. evidens, -entise, out, vidēre, to see.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'evident' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3599

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'evident' in Adjectives Frequency: #492

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evident in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evident in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francesco Guicciardini:

    The Return we reap from generous actions is not always evident.

  2. Andrew Timmins:

    Not all animals that eat chocolate will automatically die, but it is clearly evident that wild animals can consume enough chocolate to reach a lethal dose.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    This is not very good, but it could also possibly play into our hands, the existing circumstances have an evident plus too: Russia has gained a new impulse towards scientific and technological development.

  4. John Kerry:

    I think it's self-evident that if Iran is taking (action against ISIS) in some particular place, and it's confined to taking on (ISIS) and it has an impact, it's going to be a net effect that is positive, but it's not something we're coordinating.

  5. Lord Macaulay:

    Many politicians lay it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.

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