evidently[ev′ə dent′lē, ev′ə dənt lē]
- Now Rare obviously; clearly
- apparently (but not necessarily); seemingly
- Obviously; clearly.
- According to the evidence available: The stranger approached the microphone, evidently intending to speak.
(comparative more evidently, superlative most evidently)
- In a manner which makes the fact or conclusion evident; obviously, as may be clearly inferred. [from 17th c.]