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Definition of: apparent

(ə·parənt, ə·pâr-) adjective
1. Clearly perceived or perceivable; clear; evident; obvious; manifest; also, visible.
2. Seeming, in distinction from real or true. [<OF aparant, ppr. of aparoir appear <L apparere. See APPEAR.]
Synonyms: likely, presumable, probable, seeming. The apparent is that which appears, either that which is manifest, visible, certain, or that which is merely in seeming; as, the apparent motion of the sun around the earth. Apparent indicates less assurance than probable and more than seeming. See EVIDENT. Antonyms: doubtful, dubious, improbable, unimaginable, unlikely.

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apparent magnitude
apparent reason
apparent lack
readily apparent
apparent death
immediately apparent
apparent suicide
apparent attempt
apparent visual
apparent notability
apparent hoax
also apparent
apparent contradiction
it s apparent
apparent size

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"apparent" has the frequency of use of 0.0029% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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