evidently

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adverb ev·i·dent·ly \ˈe-və-dənt-lē, -ə-ˌdent-, especially for sense 2 often ˌev-ə-ˈdent-\

Definition of evidently

  1. 1 :  in an evident manner :  clearly, obviously any style … so evidently bad or second-rate — T. S. Eliot

  2. 2 :  on the basis of available evidence he was born … evidently in Texas — Robert Coughlan

Examples of evidently in a sentence

  1. Evidently you and I have different feelings on this issue.

  2. We seem to have different feelings on this issue. Evidently!

1609

First Known Use of evidently

1609


EVIDENTLY Defined for English Language Learners

evidently

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adverb ev·i·dent·ly \ˈe-və-dənt-lē, -ə-ˌdent-, especially for sense 2 often ˌev-ə-ˈdent-\

Definition of evidently for English Language Learners

  • : in a way that can be easily seen or noticed : in an evident way

  • —used to describe something that appears to be true based on what is known



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