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 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?

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How to say visible in sign language?

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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. Karla Pena:

    The problem is that the objects I was looking at are only visible in certain windows of time.

  2. Tharon Johnson:

    Mass shootings are highly visible, and force people to pay attention and realize that we have a problem that isn't going to be solved by more guns.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    We may define a Puritan as a man who holds that certain kinds of acts, even if they have no visible bad effects upon others than the agent, are inherently sinful, and, being sinful, ought to be prevented by whatever means is most effectual - the criminal law if possible, and, if not that, then public opinion backed by economic pressure.

  4. Aiman Mazyek:

    Arabic-influenced Islam will become more visible and German Islam more diverse.

  5. Mark Baldassare:

    It's just incredible, it's visible, and it's a growing issue. ... It's a very tough issue. It's disturbing for people to see the suffering that's occurring -- it's something that doesn't fit with their image of what should be going on in their community. And they're frustrated that the government seems incapable of getting its hands around it. It's not just a San Francisco or an LA issue anymore. It's everywhere.

Images & Illustrations of visible

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