Clearly seen or understood; obvious: she ate the biscuits with evident enjoyment
More example sentences
- 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, 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
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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