Apparent and Clear


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Apparent adjective – Appearing to be true on the basis of evidence that may or may not be confirmed.
Usage example: at the start of the investigation, the apparent cause of the plane crash was mechanical failure

Clear is a synonym for apparent in obvious topic. In some cases you can use "Clear" instead the word "Apparent" as an adjective or a verb, when it comes to topics like evident, characteristic, property, see.
Nearby Word: apparently
Synonyms for Apparent


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Clear adjective – Not subject to misinterpretation or more than one interpretation.
Usage example: the meaning of her broad smile was clear to the whole class

Apparent is a synonym for clear in obvious topic. You can use "Apparent" instead an adjective "Clear", if it concerns topics such as see, visible, transparent.
Nearby Words: clean, cleared, clearly, clearing, clearness
Synonyms for Clear

Things that words describes

attraction apparent attraction clear attraction
intention apparent intention clear intention
purpose apparent purpose clear purpose
connection apparent connection clear connection
Other nouns: motive, lack, motivation, attempt, interest, reference, reason, case, way, example, difference, explanation, villain, leader, goal, danger, version, reasons.

Both words in one sentence

  • The ways in which people and their lives connect and overlap, even if those connections may not be immediately apparent or clear at first glance.
  • Video Game / Shin Megami Tensei IV It's made clear that both fusions are treated as death for their respective heroes, and made doubly apparent if you chose to be the sacrifice instead.
  • Western Animation / Ben 10: Alien Force All There in the Manual: The Ask Dwayne threads clear up a good number of the apparent plot holes, or at least assure us that explanations are forthcoming.
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