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

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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. Elijah Cummings:

    It has been public for several years that Secretary Clinton used her personal email account, apparently following the pattern of previous Secretaries of State, although Secretary Clinton has produced her emails to the State Department, it is unclear from press reports whether previous Secretaries have done the same.

  2. Dov Hikind:

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has blocked me on Twitter yesterday ,apparently because my critique of her tweets and policies have been too stinging.

  3. Citizens United:

    This email chain provides a rare behind the scenes look at which Benghazi-related issues the Clinton camp had concerns about going into Secretary Clinton’s January 2013 testimony on Capitol Hill, and what they had apparently plotted out beforehand with a Democrat committee member to deal with those concerns, citizens United will continue to release all new Benghazi emails we receive through our FOIA lawsuits as they come in -- the American people have a right to know the full picture.

  4. Horatio Mihet:

    It was outrageous and should sock the conscious of every freedom-loving American, apparently all the real criminals have been dealt with in Palmdale – and now they’re going after kids who share Bible verses during lunch time.

  5. Justin Goodman:

    We are absolutely disgusted to learn that the company’s cruel, violent and abusive behavior apparently targets service members as well.

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Translations for apparently

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  • ظاهرًا, على ما يبدوArabic
  • সাধারণভাবেBengali
  • aparentmentCatalan, Valencian
  • zjevně, patrně, zřejměCzech
  • efter sigende, åbenbart, tilsyneladendeDanish
  • offensichtlich, augenscheinlich, dem Anschein nach, anscheinend, vorgeblich, offenbar, angeblich, scheinbarGerman
  • προφανώςGreek
  • verŝajne, ŝajneEsperanto
  • supuestamente, según parece, obviamente, evidentemente, presuntamente, al parecer, por lo visto, aparentementeSpanish
  • bideBasque
  • näennäisesti, näennäisen, ilmeisestiFinnish
  • évidemment, apparemmentFrench
  • is cosúil goIrish
  • a rèir coltaisScottish Gaelic
  • כנראהHebrew
  • जाहिरा तौर परHindi
  • tampaknyaIndonesian
  • apparentemente, evidentementeItalian
  • 明白に, そう, 思しい, らしい, 一見, ([[どうやら]])…[[らしい]], 明らかJapanese
  • redzami, acīmredzot, redzams, šķietamiLatvian
  • ogenschijnlijk, duidelijk, naar het schijnt, kennelijk, schijnbaar, blijkbaarDutch
  • tilsynelatendeNorwegian
  • haniiNavajo, Navaho
  • najwyraźniejPolish
  • aparentemente, evidentemente, claramente, supostamentePortuguese
  • по-видимому, очевидно, казалось быRussian
  • prividno, изгледа да, привидно, izgleda daSerbo-Croatian
  • zjavne, očividne, zdanlivo, údajne, evidentne, zrejmeSlovak
  • uppenbarligen, tydligenSwedish
  • anlaşılan, görünüşe göre, besbelliTurkish
  • بظاہرUrdu
  • hình nhưVietnamese

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