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Clearly visible or understood; obvious,
  1. Clearly visible or understood; obvious
    • - it became apparent that he was talented
    • - for no apparent reason she laughed
  2. Seeming real or true, but not necessarily so
    • - his apparent lack of concern

  1. clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"
  2. apparent(a): appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"
  3. (apparently) from appearances alone; "irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the problem seems minor"
  4. (apparently) obviously: unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly'); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here ...
  5. (apparentness) the property of being apparent
  6. Capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to the eye; within sight or view; Clear or manifest to the understanding; plain; evident; obvious; known; palpable; indubitable; Appearing to the eye or mind (distinguished from, but not necessarily opposed to, true or real); seeming
  7. (apparently) Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently; Seemingly; in appearance only; According to what the speaker has read or been told
  8. (apparency) the way someone or something appears to be, where this is different from the way that they actually are.
  9. (Apparency) Clear, understandable representation of the data
  10. adj.  clearly seen or understood; obvious
  11. n.  A large, old, bossy person who tortures youths.
  12. (wind) The apparent direction of the wind, as is felt on deck. This is a combination of the true wind and that created by the boats movement.
  13. An Apparent grade is applied to any comic book that has evidence of repair so that it will appear as it did when it was in its original condition. These repairs can be either professional or amateur in their application.
  14. (appeirand air), whereby the succession process has begun for someone following the death of a predecessor but is yet incomplete  (not to be confused with heir-apparent).
  15. Appearing, but not necessarily real or true. Seeming to be.
  16. That which is clear, plain, and evident.
  17. adj. to be clear in meaning or open to view, easily understood
  18. One's mother or father.