What does visible mean?

Definitions for visible
ˈvɪz ə bəlvis·i·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. visible, seeableadjective

    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. visibleadjective

    obvious to the eye

    "a visible change of expression"

  3. visible(a)adjective

    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. visibleadjective

    Able to be seen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visibleadjective

    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. Visibleadjective

    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. Joana Carmo:

    Properly trained sushi chefs can detect anisakis larvae, they are grossly visible in the fish.

  2. Scott Anderson:

    The risk off trade was clearly visible in last week's fund flows, uncertainty of trade protection is becoming a growing concern for investors as the U.S.-China trade war heats up.

  3. Rice Hartigan:

    Alignments between these two planets are rather rare, occurring once every 20 years or so, but this conjunction is exceptionally rare because of how close the planets will appear to one another, youd have to go all the way back to just before dawn on March 4, 1226, to see a closer alignment between these objects visible in the night sky.

  4. Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    It is clearly visible that there are two issues where there are marked interests: American interests in energy policy and ...trade policy, they want to drag us into a conflict which could only be bad for us. A cold war sentiment is taking shape between the U.S. and Russia and we do not want to take part in this.

  5. Pete Dame:

    It’s a matter of being visible so other would-be smugglers see what we are doing, no matter what we do, they figure it out, and we have to change tactics.

Images & Illustrations of visible

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