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
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    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. James Clapper:

    I find it very disturbing that here we were in compliance with a request of the then-President of the United States to put into one document our insight and knowledge of the profound threat that Russia posed to this country, and now, apparently, we're being punished for this. John( Brennan) already has been.

  2. Sierra Sharry:

    I can't believe she actually did this, it's like amazing and apparently everyone else thinks it is too.

  3. Ibrahim Hooper:

    We thank local law enforcement officials for their prompt and professional response to this disturbing incident, which is apparently another example of the growing Islamophobia targeting American Muslims and those perceived to be Muslim.

  4. Punjab Police spokeswoman Nabeela Ghazanfar:

    Her father Azeem informed the police that his son Waseem has strangled Qandeel, apparently, it is honor killing but further investigations would reveal the real motives behind this murder.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    According to them everything was really good in 2008, when we were going through the worst economic crisis in our lifetimes, unemployment and uninsured rates were up, we were hopelessly addicted to foreign oil and (Osama) bin Laden was still on the loose. This apparently was the golden age that I messed up.

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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