• Capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to the eye, eyely; 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.


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  • Borrowed from Middle French apparent, Old French aparant, in turn from Latin apparens ∕apparentis, present participle of appareo.

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