Definition of evident
: clear to the vision or understanding
Examples of evident in a Sentence
She spoke with evident anguish about the death of her son.
The problems have been evident for quite some time.
Recent Examples of evident from the Web
Beauty is evident in the divine-like images of nature in Walter Inglis Anderson's distinct watercolors, with palmettos and other trees, magnolia seed pods, cicadas, hummingbirds and a jumping frog.
These lessons of equality were taught as self-evident.
That’s evident in the kitchen where Smrz's small, wooden high-top kitchen table doubles as storage space with pull-out metal drawers underneath.
Dangubic Getty Images/iStockphoto Dubai’s unofficial nickname is the City of Gold, and nowhere is that more evident than in the Gold Souk.
The Vox article will stand as our moment’s gold-standard reference on the issue, but its calm conclusion that the black–white IQ gap is wholly environmental in origin is by no means as self-evident as the authors imply.
Ethnic disparities have been evident for decades but their underlying causes remain unclear, said Dr. Kirsten Bechtel, co-chair of Connecticut's Child Fatality Review Panel.
There also have been rumors, stoked due to a patent filing in 2014, that this next-gen Ram would have a split-door tailgate, but no center seam is evident on this test truck.
In most, the αS protein was abundantly evident during infection.
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EVIDENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of evident for English Language Learners
: clear to the sight or mind
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Word Root of evident
The Latin word vidēre, meaning “to see”, and its form vīsis give us the roots vid and vis. Words from the Latin vidēre have something to do with seeing. Anything visible is able to be seen. Something evident is able to be seen, sensed, or understood. The video part of a television is the part that is seen, as opposed to the part that is heard. Vision is the ability to see. To visit is to go somewhere to see someone.
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