Student Thesaurus

One entry found for apparent.
Entry Word: apparent
Function: adjective
Text: 1 appearing to be true on the basis of evidence that may or may not be confirmed <at the start of the investigation, the apparent cause of the plane crash was mechanical failure>
Synonyms assumed, evident, ostensible, presumed, reputed, seeming, supposed
Related Words external, outward, visible; conceivable, plausible; likely, probable; clear, distinct, manifest, obvious, plain; deceptive, delusive, delusory, illusive, illusory, imaginary; misleading, specious; fake, faked, feigned, phony (also phoney), pretended, pseudo, put-on; alleged, professed, purported, so-called
Near Antonyms authenticated, confirmed, corroborated, established, real, substantiated, valid, validated, verified
2 capable of being seen <as the fog lifts, the town in the valley below us will become more apparent> -- see VISIBLE
3 not subject to misinterpretation or more than one interpretation <it's apparent from the smile on her face that she got a part in the play> -- see CLEAR 2