- Clearly seen or understood; obvious: she ate the biscuits with evident enjoymentMore example sentences
obvious, apparent, noticeable, conspicuous, perceptible, perceivable, visible, observable, discernible, transparent, clear, crystal clear, clear-cut, writ large, plain, manifest, patent, palpable, tangible, distinct, pronounced, marked, striking, glaring, blatant; unmistakable, indisputable, undoubted, incontrovertible, incontestable• informal as plain as the nose on your face, as plain as a pikestaff, standing/sticking out like a sore thumb, standing/sticking out a mile, written all over someone, as clear as day• archaic sensible
- Planning law is not easy for laymen to understand, which is evident from your editorial.
- His importance to the team was clearly evident when he was ruled out for the final months of the season.
- If there is none, this will be clearly evident to all who live in the tradition, and to those beyond.
late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin evidens, evident- 'obvious to the eye or mind', from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + videre 'to see'.