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Synonyms for apparent

Synonyms for (adjective) apparent

Synonyms: patent, unmistakable, apparent, plain, manifest, evident Definition: clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment Usage: 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

Similar words: obvious Definition: easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind Usage: obvious errors

Synonyms: seeming, apparent, ostensible Definition: appearing as such but not necessarily so Usage: 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

Similar words: superficial Definition: concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually Usage: superficial similarities; a superficial mind; his thinking was superficial and fuzzy; superficial knowledge; the superficial report didn't give the true picture; only superficial differences