What does visible mean?

Definitions for visible
ˈvɪz ə bəlvis·i·ble

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. visible, seeable(adj)

    capable of being seen; or open to easy view

    "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"

  2. visible(adj)

    obvious to the eye

    "a visible change of expression"

  3. visible(a)(adj)

    present and easily available

    "the cash on hand is adequate for current needs"; "emergency police were on hand in case of trouble"; "a visible supply"; "visible resources"

Wiktionary

  1. visible(Adjective)

    Able to be seen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visible(adj)

    perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper

    Etymology: [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See Vision.]

  2. Visible(adj)

    noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous

    Etymology: [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See Vision.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Visible

    viz′i-bl, adj. that may be seen: obvious.—ns. Visibil′ity, state or quality of being visible, or perceivable by the eye; Vis′ibleness.—adv. Vis′ibly.—Visible Church, the body of professing Christians, as opposed to the Invisible Church, which consists of those spiritual persons who fulfil the notion of the ideal Church, together with the body of the departed saints in heaven; Visible means, means or resources which are apparent to or ascertainable by others; Visible speech, a system of alphabetic characters, each of which represents the configuration of the mouth that produces the sound.

Editors Contribution

  1. visible

    Able to see, accurate vision.

    It was visible and easy to see the change which was amazing.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'visible' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3257

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'visible' in Adjectives Frequency: #454

How to pronounce visible?

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

How to say visible in sign language?

  1. visible

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visible in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of visible in a Sentence

  1. Mark Rowley:

    In London specifically, the Metropolitan Police Service has mobilised additional officers, who will carry out highly visible patrols at key locations around the capital including the transport network, we are in close liaison with the Belgium authorities and will continue to monitor the situation.

  2. Sampson Akligoh:

    The lessons of 2012 have been so visible for the government, and the fact that it's taken them many years to correct the fiscal slippage in that year, so it's something they are very much guarding against, i am confident that they will stay the course through the elections.

  3. Caroline Kurtz:

    JTACs — they’re only going to use it for writing, so red lights are going to be best for them because they don’t want it to interfere with their night vision, but let’ssay the PJs,on the other hand — maybe they want one that has ultraviolet light so that blood is now visible, or maybe they want one with infrared so that they could signal to each other. So there are all these different options on the light spectrum that we can play on depending on the mission.

  4. Charlotte Dumas:

    (A working horse) is one of the few places where there is still this interaction where man and animal depend on each other, they are not as visible anymore, whereas they used to be very much part of everyday life.

  5. Victor Hugo:

    One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil. To think is to do.

Images & Illustrations of visible

  1. visiblevisiblevisiblevisiblevisible

Popularity rank by frequency of use

visible#1#4407#10000

Translations for visible

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for visible »

Translation

Find a translation for the visible definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these visible definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "visible." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 30 Nov. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/visible>.

    Are we missing a good definition for visible? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for visible:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.