What does apparently mean?

Definitions for apparently
ap·par·ent·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparently, seemingly, ostensibly, on the face of it(adverb)

    from appearances alone

    "irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the problem seems minor"

  2. obviously, evidently, manifestly, patently, apparently, plainly, plain(adverb)

    unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')

    "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn"

Wiktionary

  1. apparently(Adverb)

    Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently.

  2. apparently(Adverb)

    Seemingly; in appearance only.

    A man may be apparently friendly, yet malicious in heart.

  3. apparently(Adverb)

    According to what the speaker has read or been told.

    Apparently you are quite a good dancer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apparently(adverb)

    visibly

  2. Apparently(adverb)

    plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently

  3. Apparently(adverb)

    seemingly; in appearance; as, a man may be apparently friendly, yet malicious in heart

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apparently' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1399

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apparently' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1034

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'apparently' in Adverbs Frequency: #123

How to pronounce apparently?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say apparently in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apparently in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apparently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of apparently in a Sentence

  1. Rafael Baloyes:

    It appears they were members of a religious cult that carried out rituals and they were apparently responsible for the crime.

  2. Liam Neesonhas:

    Because when you’re doing a play and you’re with your family, other actors, technicians, you do silly things. You do silly things. And it becomes kind of superstitious, if you don’t do it every night, you think it’s going to jinx the show, i think Dustin Hoffman was — I ’m not saying I’ve done similar things like what Dustin Hoffman did, Liam Neesonhas know. Apparently Dustin Hoffman touched another girl’s breast and stuff. But it’s childhood stuff, what Dustin Hoffman was doing.

  3. Sheldon Whitehouse:

    The stakes are too high to allow the president to install an unconfirmed lackey to lead the Department of Justice — a lackey whose stated purpose, apparently, is undermining a major investigation into the president.

  4. Paulo Barreto:

    The pandemic has not helped because there are apparently less agents out there, and illegal loggers obviously don't care about the virus in remote areas of the Amazon.

  5. Dick Lehr:

    He lived violently and he apparently died violently.

Images & Illustrations of apparently

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for apparently

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ظاهرًا, على ما يبدوArabic
  • সাধারণভাবেBengali
  • aparentmentCatalan, Valencian
  • zřejmě, patrně, zjevněCzech
  • efter sigende, tilsyneladende, åbenbartDanish
  • anscheinend, scheinbar, vorgeblich, augenscheinlich, offenbar, offensichtlich, angeblich, dem Anschein nachGerman
  • προφανώςGreek
  • verŝajne, ŝajneEsperanto
  • por lo visto, obviamente, aparentemente, supuestamente, según parece, evidentemente, presuntamente, al parecerSpanish
  • bideBasque
  • ilmeisesti, näennäisen, näennäisestiFinnish
  • évidemment, apparemmentFrench
  • is cosúil goIrish
  • a rèir coltaisScottish Gaelic
  • כנראהHebrew
  • जाहिरा तौर परHindi
  • tampaknyaIndonesian
  • apparentemente, evidentementeItalian
  • 一見, 明らか, らしい, ([[どうやら]])…[[らしい]], 思しい, 明白に, そうJapanese
  • šķietami, redzami, redzams, acīmredzotLatvian
  • kennelijk, blijkbaar, ogenschijnlijk, schijnbaar, duidelijk, naar het schijntDutch
  • tilsynelatendeNorwegian
  • haniiNavajo, Navaho
  • najwyraźniejPolish
  • evidentemente, claramente, supostamente, aparentementePortuguese
  • казалось бы, очевидно, по-видимомуRussian
  • prividno, izgleda da, привидно, изгледа даSerbo-Croatian
  • zrejme, evidentne, údajne, zdanlivo, očividne, zjavneSlovak
  • uppenbarligen, tydligenSwedish
  • besbelli, görünüşe göre, anlaşılanTurkish
  • بظاہرUrdu
  • hình nhưVietnamese

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