See also: évident

English edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English [Term?], from Old French [Term?], from Latin ēvidēns (visible, apparent, clear, plain) (compare Late Latin ēvideor (to appear plainly)), from ē (out) + videō (see), present participle vidēns, deponent videor (to appear, seem). Displaced native Old English sweotol.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛv.ɪ.dənt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛv.ə.dənt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ev‧i‧dent

Adjective edit

evident (comparative more evident, superlative most evident)

  1. Obviously true by simple observation.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:obvious
    It was evident she was angry, after she slammed the door.
    • 1907, Harold Bindloss, chapter 26, in The Dust of Conflict[1]:
      Maccario, it was evident, did not care to take the risk of blundering upon a picket, and a man led them by twisting paths until at last the hacienda rose blackly before them.

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Further reading edit

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin ēvidentem.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

evident m or f (masculine and feminine plural evidents)

  1. obvious; evident

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German edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin ēvidēns.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [eviˈdɛnt]
  • Hyphenation: evi‧dent
  • (file)
  • (file)

Adjective edit

evident (strong nominative masculine singular evidenter, comparative evidenter, superlative am evidentesten)

  1. evident

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • evident” in Duden online
  • evident” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Middle French edit

Adjective edit

evident m (feminine singular evidente, masculine plural evidents, feminine plural evidentes)

  1. obvious; evident

Descendants edit

  • French: évident

Occitan edit

Etymology edit

From Latin ēvidēns.

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Adjective edit

evident m (feminine singular evidenta, masculine plural evidents, feminine plural evidentas)

  1. evident

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Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French évident, from Latin evidens.

Adjective edit

evident m or n (feminine singular evidentă, masculine plural evidenți, feminine and neuter plural evidente)

  1. obvious

Declension edit