What does visible mean?

Definitions for visibleˈvɪz ə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word visible.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. visible, seeable(adj)

    capable of being seen; or open to easy view

    "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"

  2. visible(adj)

    obvious to the eye

    "a visible change of expression"

  3. visible(a)(adj)

    present and easily available

    "the cash on hand is adequate for current needs"; "emergency police were on hand in case of trouble"; "a visible supply"; "visible resources"

Wiktionary

  1. visible(Adjective)

    Able to be seen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visible(adj)

    perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper

  2. Visible(adj)

    noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous

  3. Origin: [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See Vision.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Visible

    viz′i-bl, adj. that may be seen: obvious.—ns. Visibil′ity, state or quality of being visible, or perceivable by the eye; Vis′ibleness.—adv. Vis′ibly.—Visible Church, the body of professing Christians, as opposed to the Invisible Church, which consists of those spiritual persons who fulfil the notion of the ideal Church, together with the body of the departed saints in heaven; Visible means, means or resources which are apparent to or ascertainable by others; Visible speech, a system of alphabetic characters, each of which represents the configuration of the mouth that produces the sound.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'visible' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3257

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'visible' in Adjectives Frequency: #454

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visible in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter Thomas:

    It's not visible to the vaquita.

  2. Paul Klee:

    Art does not reproduce the visible rather, it makes visible.

  3. Paul Klee, Creative Credo, 1920:

    Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.

  4. Tim Jones:

    DSS did not see any visible signs of abuse, at the time, there was nothing to alarm them.

  5. Victor Hugo:

    A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.

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