- plain or clear to the sight or understanding: His frown made it evident to all that he was displeased. It was evident that the project was a total failure.
Origin of evident
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obvious, manifest, palpable, patent, unmistakable.
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- easy to see or understand; readily apparent
C14: from Latin ēvidēns, from vidēre to see
Word Origin and History for preevident
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