follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

evidently

[ev-i-duh nt-lee, -dent-; for emphasis ev-i-dent-lee] /ˈɛv ɪ dənt li, -ˌdɛnt-; for emphasis ˌɛv ɪˈdɛnt li/
adverb
1.
obviously; apparently.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English; see evident, -ly
Synonyms
See clearly.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for evidently
  • evidently the post is eagerly sought for when a vacancy occurs.
  • War is ugly, but its constraints evidently can beautify.
  • So evidently this is a decision that's taking place department by department.
  • Yes, evidently it is, but not in a way that supports the true secularist's argument.
  • Increased consumerism evidently comes at a steep price.
  • And moreover, this topic is not about global warming, as you evidently misunderstood in your visceral reaction.
  • evidently the machine leaked a certain amount of radiation.
  • He had evidently committed suicide by shooting himself.
  • But evidently his hawkish instincts, for the moment, have got the better of him.
  • Yet the anonymous canine had evidently meant something to someone.
British Dictionary definitions for evidently

evidently

/ˈɛvɪdəntlɪ/
adverb
1.
without question; clearly; undoubtedly
2.
to all appearances; apparently: they are evidently related
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for evidently
adv.

late 14c., from evident + -ly (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for evidently

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for evidently

16
18
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with evidently

Nearby words for evidently