evidently

[ ev-i-duh nt-lee, -dent-; for emphasis ev-i-dent-lee ]
/ ˈɛv ɪ dənt li, -ˌdɛnt-; for emphasis ˌɛv ɪˈdɛnt li /

adverb

obviously; apparently.

Nearby words

  1. evidence,
  2. evident,
  3. evidential,
  4. evidentially,
  5. evidentiary,
  6. evil,
  7. evil eye,
  8. evil one,
  9. evil twin,
  10. evil-minded

Origin of evidently

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at evident, -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for evidently

evidently

/ (ˈɛvɪdəntlɪ) /

adverb

without question; clearly; undoubtedly
to all appearances; apparentlythey are evidently related
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Word Origin and History for evidently

evidently

adv.

late 14c., from evident + -ly (2).

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