The definition of evident is obvious or easily understand.adjective
An example of evident used as an adjective is an evident fact, which is that two plus two equals four.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME < OFr < L evidens (gen. evidentis): see evidence
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Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin ēvidēns, ēvident- : ē-, ex-, ex- + vidēns, present participle of vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots.