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What does "Apparent" mean?

Definition

(a.) Appearing to the eye or mind (distinguished from, but not necessarily opposed to, true or real); seeming; as the apparent motion or diameter of the sun (a.) Capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to the eye; within sight or view (a.) Clear or manifest to the understanding; plain; evident; obvious; known; palpable; indubitable (n.) An heir apparent


Synonyms manifest, patent, plain, obvious, ostensible, evident, visible, seeming, seeable


Example: "The effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields" Example: "Angry for no apparent reason"


Word Family apparently