Textual thesaurus for "apparent"

(adj) patent, unmistakable, plain, manifest, evident

clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields; evident hostility; manifest disapproval; patent advantages; made his meaning plain; it is plain that he is no reactionary; in plain view

(adj) seeming, ostensible

appearing as such but not necessarily so

for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent; the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies; the ostensible truth of their theories; his seeming honesty