What does apparent mean?

Definitions for apparent
əˈpær ənt, əˈpɛər-ap·par·ent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakableadjective

    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. apparent(a), ostensible, seeming(a)adjective

    appearing as such but not necessarily so

    "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"

Wiktionary

  1. apparentadjective

    Capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to the eye; within sight or view.

    Etymology: From apparent, in turn from apparens/apparentis, present participle of appareo.

  2. apparentadjective

    Clear or manifest to the understanding; plain; evident; obvious; known; palpable; indubitable.

    Etymology: From apparent, in turn from apparens/apparentis, present participle of appareo.

  3. apparentadjective

    Appearing to the eye or mind (distinguished from, but not necessarily opposed to, true or real); seeming.

    Etymology: From apparent, in turn from apparens/apparentis, present participle of appareo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apparentadjective

    capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to the eye; within sight or view

  2. Apparentadjective

    clear or manifest to the understanding; plain; evident; obvious; known; palpable; indubitable

  3. Apparentadjective

    appearing to the eye or mind (distinguished from, but not necessarily opposed to, true or real); seeming; as the apparent motion or diameter of the sun

  4. Apparentnoun

    an heir apparent

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Apparent

    ap-pār′ent, adj. that may be seen: evident: palpable: seeming, as opposed to what really is: (Shak.) by ellipsis for heir-apparent.—adv. Appar′ently.—ns. Appar′entness; Heir′-appar′ent, applied to one who will undoubtedly inherit if he survives the present possessor. [Through Fr. from L. apparent-em, apparē-re.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. apparent

    In appearance, as visible to the eye, or evident to the mind, which in the case of astronomical motions, distances, altitudes, and magnitudes, will be found to differ materially from their real state, and require correcting to find the true place.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apparent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1889

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apparent' in Adjectives Frequency: #257

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apparent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apparent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of apparent in a Sentence

  1. Rebecca Laws:

    It is undeniable that there will be numerous direct and indirect health effects as a result of climate change, rebecca Laws could be witnessing one such direct health effect, as epidemics of( chronic kidney disease) become more apparent in hot and humid regions throughout the world.

  2. El Chapo:

    Despite El Chapo apparent demise and El Chapo extradition to Famous US extradition casesThailand -- and I do consider El Chapo apparent demise a final demise -- and the inability of El Chapo children to take over the organization, Sinaloa has kept a degree of coherence because of El Chapo apparent demise business model.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    During our darkest moments in life, we often feel that the truth is suppressed by the evil. We also begin to think that honesty and integrity do not carry any value any more, in view of the apparent success of the dishonest and deceitful people. Despite the darkness, we must keep our faith strong, and continue our journey on the path of Honesty, Integrity and Truth - because those are the only values that will triumph in the end.

  4. Greg Waldron:

    The markings, engineering, and tooling apparent in this debris strongly suggest that it is aerospace related.

  5. Adam Green:

    One of the biggest points of skepticism that we hear from Sanders supporters and even lukewarm Clinton supporters is the question of whether she really meant the stuff she said in the primary, the next two weeks are a golden opportunity to make the answer apparent.

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Translations for apparent

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  • відаво́чныBelarusian
  • видим, очевиден, привиден, явен, забележимBulgarian
  • aparentCatalan, Valencian
  • viditelný, zdánlivý, očividný, zjevnýCzech
  • offensichtlich, offenbarGerman
  • ŝajnaEsperanto
  • ostensible, claro, manifiesto, visible, aparente, evidenteSpanish
  • ظاهرPersian
  • ilmeinen, näkyvä, silminnähtävä, näennäinen, selväFinnish
  • manifeste, visible, évidente, apparente, criant, criante, apparent, évidentFrench
  • soiléir, follasach, dealramhachIrish
  • nyilvánvaló, látható, látszólagosHungarian
  • nyataIndonesian
  • 明白, 明瞭, 明確, 見える, 瞭然Japanese
  • skaidrs, redzamsLatvian
  • evident, duidelijk, klaar, klaarblijkelijk, ogenschijnlijkDutch
  • oczywisty, widoczny, pozornyPolish
  • څرګند, ښکارهPashto, Pushto
  • evidente, visível, claro, aparente, manifestoPortuguese
  • evident, manifest, clar, văditRomanian
  • очевидный, явный, кажущийся, видимыйRussian
  • viden, očítenSlovene
  • வெளிப்படையானTamil
  • స్పష్టమైనTelugu
  • очеви́дний, я́внийUkrainian
  • 明顯的Chinese

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