- not visible; not perceptible by the eye: invisible fluid.
- withdrawn from or out of sight; hidden: an invisible seam.
- not perceptible or discernible by the mind: invisible differences.
- not ordinarily found in financial statements or reflected in statistics or a listing: Goodwill is an invisible asset to a business.
- concealed from public knowledge.
- an invisible thing or being.
- the invisible, the unseen or spiritual world.
Origin of invisible
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2. veiled, obscure.
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Examples from the Web for invisibly
From that decision, invisibly, the presidency began to change.JFK’s Secret White House Recordings Unveiled
September 25, 2012
“She was what invisibly warmed us, like central heating,” Nichols said.Nora Ephron Memorial: Warm, Funny Tributes by Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, and Rosie O’Donnell
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It was in the morning, and always in the morning Jones was invisibly at work.The Paliser case
"I said I guessed I'd try it," grinned the youth, invisibly.Other Main-Travelled Roads
He was invisibly directed into the little doorway of St. Joseph's.The Loyalist
James Francis Barrett
He could move from compartment to compartment as silently and invisibly as if he had no substance at all.Gold in the Sky
Alan Edward Nourse
Her aunt had pressed for it, subtly, invisibly, as an older woman is able to do.The Sleuth of St. James's Square
Melville Davisson Post
- not visible; not able to be perceived by the eyeinvisible rays
- concealed from sight; hidden
- not easily seen or noticedinvisible mending
- kept hidden from public view; secret; clandestine
- economics of or relating to services rather than goods in relation to the invisible balanceinvisible earnings
- economics an invisible item of trade; service
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Word Origin and History for invisibly
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