Definition of evident in English:


Syllabification: ev·i·dent
Pronunciation: /ˈevədənt


Plain or obvious; clearly seen or understood: she ate the cookies with evident enjoyment
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  • 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.
obvious, apparent, noticeable, conspicuous, perceptible, visible, discernible, clear, clear-cut, plain, manifest, patent; palpable, tangible, distinct, pronounced, marked, striking, glaring, blatant; unmistakable, indisputable
informal as plain as the nose on your face, sticking out like a sore thumb, as clear as day


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'.

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