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Pronunciation:  u'paruntlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  unmistakably; "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly' as in"he is plain stubborn")
  2. [adv]  from appearances alone; "irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the problem seems minor"

APPARENTLY is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: evidently, manifestly, obviously, on the face of it, ostensibly, patently, plain, plainly, seemingly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ap*par"ent*ly\, adv.
1. Visibly. [Obs.] --Hobbes.

2. Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently.

         If he should scorn me so apparently.  --Shak.

3. Seemingly; in appearance; as, a man may be apparently
   friendly, yet malicious in heart.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: artificially, as it seems, at first sight, clearly, conspicuously, definitely, discernibly, distinctly, erroneously, evidently, explicitly, expressly, exteriorly, externally, factitiously, falsely, glaringly, in name only, manifestly, markedly, nominally, noticeably, observably, obviously, officially, on the outside, on the surface, openly, ostensibly, out, outside, outwardly, outwards, palpably, patently, perceivably, perceptibly, plainly, plausibly, prima facie, professedly, prominently, pronouncedly, publically, recognizably, seeably, seemingly, spuriously, staringly, starkly, superficially, synthetically, to all appearances, to all seeming, to the eye, truthlessly, unconcealedly, undisguisedly, ungenuinely, unmistakably, unnaturally, untruly, unveraciously, visibly, with clarity, without