What does visible mean?

Definitions for visible
ˈvɪz ə bəlvis·i·ble

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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 view and see, accurate vision.

    It is visible and easy to see the change which is 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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Peter Cook:

    Domoic acid-producing blooms have been in the environment for a very long time, but the current pattern of much larger and more frequent blooms causing more visible damage to marine animals has been going on since the 1980s.

  2. Olivier Jakob:

    The Sea King is part of the reason Brent is sinking, this is not a usual move and does not bode well for North Sea crude oil that has been relying on shipments to Asia to clear the overhang that was visible during June.

  3. The European Court of Justice:

    The court of justice finds that G4S’s internal rule refers to the wearing of visible signs of political, philosophical or religious beliefs and therefore covers any manifestation of such beliefs without distinction. The rule thus treats all employees to the undertaking in the same way, notably by requiring them, generally and without any differentiation, to dress neutrally.

  4. Thomas Filingeri:

    I came to realize that a human without purpose is not 100% human, people without purpose, without a sense of what they need to become. They have instead become an unrecognizable creature of some kind. Look around you in our society, it's visible in our daily lives. I even see it in myself sometimes, but I never completely accept it.

  5. Emmanuel Cau:

    There has been an increase in capex intentions, being one of the reasons why corporates want to borrow more ... You are seeing more buybacks and more mergers, so capex is less visible, but we are seeing it move higher as well.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. occasional
    • B. nasty
    • C. witless
    • D. urban

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