View synonyms for visibility


[ viz-uh-bil-i-tee ]


  1. the state or fact of being visible.
  2. the relative ability to be seen under given conditions of distance, light, atmosphere, etc.:

    low visibility due to fog.

  3. Also called visual range. Meteorology. the distance at which a given standard object can be seen and identified with the unaided eye.
  4. the ability to give a relatively large range of unobstructed vision:

    a windshield with good visibility.

  5. Typography. legibility ( def 2 ).


/ ˌvɪzɪˈbɪlɪtɪ /


  1. the condition or fact of being visible
  2. clarity of vision or relative possibility of seeing
  3. the range of vision

    visibility is 500 yards

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Other Words From

  • inter·visi·bili·ty noun
  • nonvis·i·bili·ty noun plural nonvisibilities
  • previs·i·bili·ty noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of visibility1

1575–85; < Late Latin vīsibilitās, equivalent to Latin vīsibili ( s ) visible + -tās -ty 2

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Example Sentences

Your app is easily visible and discoverable as per the various visibility metrics we have discussed.

Most large companies have little visibility beyond the suppliers they deal with directly, but they need to understand vulnerabilities in the deeper tiers of the network.

From Fortune

To boost brand visibility and secure a top spot on the screen, do not neglect posting to Instagram Stories.

In order to optimize your SEO software development practices and tools, you need total visibility throughout the whole development cycle.

One of the many advantages that Google My Busines allows is instant search visibility for a business operating in a locality.

Dawn was rising on November 24, 1964, and there was a slight fog but otherwise clear visibility.

Sexual assault is quickly gaining visibility on college campuses across the country.

These wealthy Silicon Valley tech investors gain access to a level of influence that far outstrips their public visibility.

When a celebrity speaks out about an important issue, it increases visibility—this is a good thing.

This is a problem because, as the gay rights movement has shown, visibility helps—a lot.

Their visibility depends on the time of year and the hour of the night.

From Saturn the visibility of our planet is even more reduced.

Leadenhall Street was full of people, and the visibility was low.

But the particles that constitute the size, the visibility of an organic structure are in perpetual flux.

I entered atmosphere, made planetfall with nullified visibility, and took off the guardsman and a young native.





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