[syn: obviously, evidently, manifestly, patently, apparently, plainly, plain]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Apparently \Ap*par"ent*ly\, adv.
1. Visibly. [Obs.] --Hobbes.
2. Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently.
If he should scorn me so apparently. --Shak.
3. Seemingly; in appearance; as, a man may be apparently
friendly, yet malicious in heart.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: from appearances alone; "irrigation often produces bumper
crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is
seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been
ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really
concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the
problem seems minor" [syn: apparently, seemingly,
ostensibly, on the face of it]
2: unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for
`plainly'); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed
and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too
important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently
nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some
time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not";
"You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn" [syn:
obviously, evidently, manifestly, patently,
apparently, plainly, plain]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
66 Moby Thesaurus words for "apparently":
artificially, as it seems, at first sight, clearly, conspicuously,
definitely, discernibly, distinctly, erroneously, evidently,
explicitly, expressly, exteriorly, externally, factitiously,
falsely, glaringly, in name only, manifestly, markedly, nominally,
noticeably, observably, obviously, officially, on the outside,
on the surface, openly, ostensibly, out, outside, outwardly,
outwards, palpably, patently, perceivably, perceptibly, plainly,
plausibly, prima facie, professedly, prominently, pronouncedly,
publically, recognizably, seeably, seemingly, spuriously,
staringly, starkly, superficially, synthetically,
to all appearances, to all seeming, to the eye, truthlessly,
unconcealedly, undisguisedly, ungenuinely, unmistakably,
unnaturally, untruly, unveraciously, visibly, with clarity,