Apparently and Reportedly


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Apparently adverb – To all outward appearances.
Usage example: apparently, her husband didn't know the cake was for the raffle, since he helped himself to a piece

Reportedly and apparently are semantically related In some cases you can use "Reportedly" instead the word "Apparently" as an adverb or an adjective.
Nearby Word: apparent
Synonyms for Apparently


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Reportedly adverb – According to reports or other information.
Apparently and reportedly are semantically related in allegedly topic. You can use "Apparently" instead the word "Reportedly" as an adverb or an adjective.
Nearby Words: report, reported
Synonyms for Reportedly

Both words in one sentence

  • Apparently some photos surfaced of the two in a shady strip club with cocaine and, reportedly, “busty hookers”.
  • Apparently Truth in Television, as this is reportedly not an uncommon practice in times of war.
    Source: The Nicknamer
  • However, reportedly a few planets and technologies that appear in UF apparently originated in this series.
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Reportedly or Apparently. 2016. Accessed June 21, 2021.

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