The definition of apparent is something that is easy to see or comprehend.(adjective)
A negative balance on a checking account is an example of an apparent lack of funds.
See apparent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME aparaunt < OFr aparant < L apparens, prp. of apparere, appear
See apparent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French aparant
Origin: , present participle of aparoir, to appear; see appear.
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