Definition of apparently in English:

apparently

adverb

  • sentence adverb As far as one knows or can see.

    ‘the child nodded, apparently content with the promise’
    • ‘There is apparently no common theme to the show, and each of the artists is able to shine as an individual.’
    • ‘This is no longer the case, and apparently has never been, according to the woman herself.’
    • ‘A knowledge of culture or a desire to learn about it was apparently not part of the job description.’
    • ‘One apparently killed the other before turning the gun on himself, or that's how it seems.’
    • ‘The assailants apparently fled after firing on several homes in the settlement.’
    • ‘We are all living longer and healthier lives - so why are so many of us apparently too sick to work?’
    • ‘The less convincing evidence of the first expert had apparently been forgotten.’
    • ‘Audiences were in single figures until the final week, when apparently he improved a bit.’
    • ‘Henry was speaking of what he knew as wild, and apparently it was still there.’
    • ‘It is a good thing, apparently, that people have an understanding of their rights.’
    • ‘The fans, stewards and coaching staff apparently played their part to the full, too.’
    • ‘I always thought Lobsters were red but apparently they only go that colour when you boil them.’
    • ‘The anonymous buyer apparently then consumed the contents of the bottle in one sitting.’
    • ‘Her outsize veneers were so unattractive that they apparently drove away her husband.’
    • ‘His new apparently softer line may reflect a deal with ministers in the puppet regime.’
    • ‘Personally I wanted to stay in and write my blog, but apparently that wasn't an option.’
    • ‘So I dug around and came across this rather neat summary of the story and apparently it is still there!’
    • ‘They travel well, apparently, so like the Scots, you will find them all over the world.’
    • ‘At some point during the above, she also apparently picked up the habit of talking in third person.’
    • ‘Now, apparently, trying to separate a cow from some other cows is very difficult.’
    seemingly, evidently, it seems, it seems that, it would seem, it would seem that, it appears, it appears that, it would appear, it would appear that, as far as one knows, by all accounts, so it seems
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Pronunciation

apparently

/əˈperəntlē//əˈpɛrəntli/