evident

evident
[[t]e̱vɪdənt[/t]]
1) ADJ-GRADED If something is evident, you notice it easily and clearly.

His footprints were clearly evident in the heavy dust...

The threat of inflation is already evident in bond prices.

...the best-publicised cases of evident injustice.

Syn:
noticeable, unmistakable
2) ADJ-GRADED: oft it v-link ADJ that/wh (emphasis) You use evident to show that you are certain about a situation or fact and your interpretation of it.

It was evident that she had once been a beauty...

The cities are bombarded day after day in an evident effort to force their surrender.

Syn:
3) See also self-evident

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  • évident — évident, ente [ evidɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1265; lat. evidens, de videre « voir » ♦ Qui s impose à l esprit par son caractère d évidence. ⇒ apparent, certain, clair, flagrant, incontestable, 1. manifeste, palpable, patent, sûr, visible. « Ce qui est… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • évident — évident, ente (é vi dan, dan t ) adj. Qui est connu tout d abord et sans peine. Vérité évidente. Péril évident. •   Surprise tout à coup d un funeste accident, D un jugement du ciel effet trop évident, ROTROU Bélis. v, 7. •   Philémon reconnut ce …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • evident — EVIDÉNT, Ă, evidenţi, te, adj. (Adesea adverbial) Care este atât de clar încât nu mai trebuie dovedit; vădit, neîndoielnic. – Din fr. évident, lat. evidens, ntis. Trimis de ionel bufu, 14.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  EVIDÉNT adj., adv. 1. adj. v.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Evident — Ev i*dent, a. [F. [ e]vinent, l. evidens, entis; e out + videns, p. pr. of videre to see. See {Vision}.] Clear to the vision; especially, clear to the understanding, and satisfactory to the judgment; as, the figure or color of a body is evident… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • evident — I adjective apertus, apparent, appearing, axiomatic, axiomatical, bald, clear, conspicuous, discernible, disclosed, distinct, easily seen, easy to perceive, easy to see, evidens, explicit, exposed, express, glaring, in evidence, in full view, in… …   Law dictionary

  • evident — [ev′ə dənt, ev′ədent΄] adj. [ME < OFr < L evidens (gen. evidentis): see EVIDENCE] easy to see or perceive; clear; obvious; plain SYN. EVIDENT and APPARENT apply to that which can be readily perceived or easily inferred, but EVIDENT implies… …   English World dictionary

  • evident — Evident, [eviden]te. adj. Clair, manifeste, qui se connoist d abord & sans peine. Verité évidente. proposition évidente. preuve évidente. fausseté évidente. il ne se dit rien là qui ne soit évident. il est évident que …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • evident — Adj. (Aufbaustufe) geh.: sehr klar erkennbar, offenkundig Synonyme: augenfällig, offensichtlich, unbestreitbar, unbezweifelbar, unübersehbar, unzweifelhaft, zweifelsfrei Beispiele: Sein Klageantrag war evident aussichtslos. Ihre Schuld war… …   Extremes Deutsch

  • evident — late 14c., from O.Fr. evident and directly from L. evidentem (nom. evidens) perceptible, clear, obvious, apparent from ex fully, out of (see EX (Cf. ex )) + videntem (nom. videns), prp. of videre to see (see VISION (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • Evident — (v. lat.), klar, deutlich. Daher Evidenz, die durch offenes Vorliegen od. vollständigen Beweis allem Zweifel entrückte Wahrheit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Evidént — (lat.), offenbar, augenscheinlich, der allgemeinen Einsicht zugänglich. Evidenz, Augenscheinlichkeit; der höchste Grad von Gewißheit, den eine Behauptung oder Beweisführung dann erlangt, wenn die!Beziehungen des Gegenstandes völlig klar und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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