- 1In a way that is clearly seen or understood; obviously: a work so evidently laden with significanceMore example sentences
- Unusually for such cases, she was evidently competent and clearly stated her wish for the ventilator to be switched off.
- What few complaints there are in this area come from writers who are evidently, manifestly ignorant of the subject.
- This distinction is evidently rough and needs refinement, but one has some sense of what is intended.
- 2 [sentence adverb] It would seem that: evidently Mrs Smith thought differentlyMore example sentences
- The apparent meanders are evidently an artifact arising from close juxtaposition of the oval units.
- The Bank of England thinks it is pretty close and has said so; the Treasury evidently disagrees.
- Apparently they miss us something awful - but evidently not enough to update their address book.