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
That wasn't the most scintillating win for Reis but his skill level was evident.
Neighbors rattle off times developers ripped down old homes and paved lots to build townhomes without providing any evident detention.
But that’s not the only difference, which is evident at Peninsula Seafood Restaurant in Vancouver’s Oakridge Center, a mall that counts Michael Kors, Coach and Tiffany & Co. among its tenants.
An alliance among native groups across the country was evident in the recent Standing Rock pipeline protest on Sioux territory in North Dakota, and in the Mauna Kea protest against the Thirty Meter Telescope.
The Chinese system could quickly lose its attractiveness as these systemic flaws become evident.
Even from the height of a descending airliner, its disrepair is evident and a rebirth for the S.S. United States seemed a pipe dream.
The fundamental importance and urgency of restoring the Negro American Family structure has been evident for some time.
Looking back, their professionalism and attention to detail and duty was always evident.
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Origin and Etymology of evident
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin evident-, evidens, from e- + vident-, videns, present participle of vidēre to see — more at wit
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of evident
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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