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 itadverb

    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, plainadverb

    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. apparentlyadverb

    Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently.

  2. apparentlyadverb

    Seemingly; in appearance only.

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

  3. apparentlyadverb

    According to what the speaker has read or been told.

    Apparently you are quite a good dancer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apparentlyadverb

    visibly

  2. Apparentlyadverb

    plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently

  3. Apparentlyadverb

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Michael Weiss:

    His status has actually taken a beating in the last few months, since he's been outed, he has apparently fled. So he's not quite the celebrity and the spokesman that he used to be.

  2. Lee Jung-hoon:

    The Chinese are very pragmatic, they weigh the cost of keeping North Korea within their patronage. Apparently so far China seems to think the benefit outweighs the cost.

  3. Miley Cyrus:

    It was apparently 10 years ago, and I think a lot of things have changed and I think the conversation has changed a lot, something that I really thought about was, you know, sure, some people thought that I did something wrong in their eyes, but I think it was really wrong of someone to put on top of someone that this was my shame and that I should be ashamed of Miley Cyrus.

  4. Dave Barry:

    In the past decade or so, the women's magazines have taken to running home-handyperson articles suggesting that women can learn to fix things just as well as men. These articles are apparently based on the ludicrous assumption that men know how to fix things, when in fact all they know how to do is look at things in a certain squinty-eyed manner, which they learned in Wood Shop eventually, when enough things in the home are broken, they take a job requiring them to transfer to another home.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    I don't know what about my career makes them think I'm easily intimidated, i will not be intimidated by this group of socialists who apparently want open borders.

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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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