Visibly
Visible Vis"i*ble, a. [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See {Vision}.] 1. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper. [1913 Webster]

Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible. --Bk. of Com. Prayer. [1913 Webster]

Virtue made visible in outward grace. --Young. [1913 Webster]

2. Noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The factions at court were greater, or more visible, than before. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

{Visible church} (Theol.), the apparent church of Christ on earth; the whole body of professed believers in Christ, as contradistinguished from the invisible, or real, church, consisting of sanctified persons.

{Visible horizon}. Same as {Apparent horizon}, under {Apparent}. [1913 Webster] -- {Vis"i*ble*ness}, n. -- {Vis"i*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • visibly — index fairly (clearly) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • visibly — vis|i|bly [ vızəbli ] adverb in a way that is easy to see or notice: She seemed to have visibly aged over the last year. visibly upset/shaken/worried: Herbert was visibly upset when he heard the news …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • visibly — adv. Visibly is used with these adjectives: ↑agitated, ↑angry, ↑annoyed, ↑disappointed, ↑embarrassed, ↑irritated, ↑nervous, ↑pregnant, ↑relaxed, ↑relieved, ↑shaken, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • visibly — vis|i|bly [ˈvızıbli] adv in a way that is easy to see or notice visibly shaken/shocked/upset etc ▪ She was visibly shaken by the news …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • visibly — UK [ˈvɪzəblɪ] / US adverb in a way that is easy to see or notice She seemed to have visibly aged over the last year. Everyone was visibly pleased with the results …   English dictionary

  • visibly — adverb 1. in a visible manner (Freq. 3) he was visibly upset • Ant: ↑invisibly • Derived from adjective: ↑visible 2. so as to be visible (Freq. 1) the sign was v …   Useful english dictionary

  • visibly — adverb in a way that is easy to see or notice: He was visibly shaken by her accusation …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • visibly — visible ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be seen or noticed. 2) Physics (of light) within the range of wavelengths to which the eye is sensitive. 3) of or relating to imports or exports of tangible commodities. DERIVATIVES visibly adverb. ORIGIN Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • visibly — adverb see visible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • visibly — See visibleness. * * * …   Universalium

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