apparently


apparently
01. [Apparently] he is a good swimmer, but I've never seen him swim.
02. I wasn't there, but [apparently] it was a great party.
03. [Apparently] it will rain this afternoon, so you'd better bring your umbrella.
04. I was supposed to lock the door [apparently], and when I got home my mother was angry with me.
05. I didn't see the accident, but [apparently] it was his fault.
06. [Apparently] he didn't know about the meeting because he didn't come.
07. Every time she says hello to him, his face goes red; [apparently] he likes her.
08. It is quite [apparent] to me that she is no longer in love with him; she just ignores him completely.
09. I was afraid there was going to be a bus strike, but [apparently] they were able to negotiate a last-minute settlement.
10. I haven't heard for sure yet, but Marjorie is [apparently] going to become our new director.
11. The strange orange glow seen in underwater caves off the coast of the Bahamas is [apparently] caused by the effects of the mixing of fresh and sea water.
12. Don Robinson once said that one of the weaknesses of our age is our [apparent] inability to distinguish our need from our greed.
13. In August of 1962, actress Marilyn Monroe died, [apparently] from an overdose of sleeping pills.
14. Living a stressful life [apparently] lowers one's ability to combat disease.
15. His anger was [apparent] to everyone, even though he tried to hide it.
16. There are a number of [apparent] bugs in the program that need to be fixed.
17. She and her husband have a lot of serious problems, and it is [apparent] to me that she is headed for a divorce.

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  • Apparently — Ap*par ent*ly, adv. 1. Visibly. [Obs.] Hobbes. [1913 Webster] 2. Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently. [1913 Webster] If he should scorn me so apparently. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Seemingly; in appearance; as, a man may be apparently friendly,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apparently — [adv1] seemingly allegedly, as if, as though, at a glance, at first sight, in all likelihood, intuitively, it appears that, it seems that, most likely, on the face of it, ostensibly, outwardly, plausibly, possibly, probably, professedly,… …   New thesaurus

  • apparently — index prima facie (self evident), quasi Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • apparently — (adv.) late 14c., visibly, openly, from APPARENT (Cf. apparent) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning evidently is from 1550s; that of to all appearances (but not necessarily really ) is from 1560s; meaning so far as can be judged, seemingly, is from 1846.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • apparently — [[t]əpæ̱rəntli[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV with cl/group, ADV before v (vagueness) You use apparently to indicate that the information you are giving is something that you have heard, but you are not certain that it is true. Apparently the girls are not… …   English dictionary

  • apparently — ap|par|ent|ly W2S1 [əˈpærəntli] adv 1.) [sentence adverb] used to say that you have heard that something is true, although you are not completely sure about it ▪ Apparently the company is losing a lot of money. ▪ I wasn t there, but apparently it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • apparently — adverb 1 (sentence adverb) based on what you have heard is true, although you are not completely sure about it: Apparently they ve run out of tickets for the concert. | I wasn t there, but apparently it was a good party. 2 according to the way… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • apparently — adverb 1. from appearances alone (Freq. 52) 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • apparently — adverb Date: 1566 it seems apparent < the window had apparently been forced open > < apparently, we re supposed to wait here > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • apparently — adverb /əˈpaɹəntli,əˈpæɹ.ɨnt.li/ a) Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently. If he should scorn me so apparently. b) Seemingly; in appearance only. A man may be apparently friendly, yet malicious in heart. Syn …   Wiktionary