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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Evident  \Ev"i*dent\,  a.  [F.  ['e]vinent,  l.  evidens,  -entis;  e 
  out  +  videns,  p.  pr  of  videre  to  see  See  {Vision}.] 
  Clear  to  the  vision;  especially,  clear  to  the  understanding, 
  and  satisfactory  to  the  judgment;  as  the  figure  or  color  of 
  a  body  is  evident  to  the  senses  the  guilt  of  an  offender  can 
  not  always  be  made  evident. 
 
  Your  honor  and  your  goodness  is  so  evident.  --Shak. 
 
  And  in  our  faces  evident  the  sings  Of  foul 
  concupiscence.  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Manifest;  plain;  clear;  obvious;  visible;  apparent; 
  conclusive;  indubitable;  palpable;  notorious.  See 
  {Manifest}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  evident 
  adj  1:  clearly  apparent  or  obvious  to  the  mind  or  senses  "the 
  effects  of  the  drought  are  apparent  to  anyone  who  sees 
  the  parched  fields";  "evident  hostility";  "manifest 
  disapproval";  "patent  advantages";  "made  his  meaning 
  plain";  "it  is  plain  that  he  is  no  reactionary";  "in 
  plain  view"  [syn:  {apparent},  {manifest},  {patent},  {plain}] 
  2:  capable  of  being  seen  or  noticed;  "a  discernible  change  in 
  attitude";  "a  clearly  evident  erasure  in  the  manuscript"; 
  "an  observable  change  in  behavior"  [syn:  {discernible},  {observable}] 




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