Definitions

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  • adv. In a visible manner; openly

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a visible manner; perceptibly to the eye; manifestly; obviously; clearly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a visible manner
  • adv. so as to be visible

Etymologies

visible +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In some states (specifically, Massachusetts), simply carrying a gun visibly is considered assault.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Because i’m hell busy.

  • Ok, that's really like about the 5th best thing about writing 5K a day, the book moving forward in visibly large chunks being the actual best and achieving significant milestones in percentages regularly being second best, etc etc etc, but let's not get hung up on details.

    The man in the red hat named Bill ran by.

  • What Canada is, however, and indeed always has been, stridently or silently, subtly or visibly, is Un-American.

    the less friendly border

  • His expression visibly relaxed, which made her wonder what he was afraid she might say.

    Hair Raiser

  • Some days afterward, finding him sitting alone in his bar-room, I cautiously approached the sub - ject, when, greatly to my relief, the habitual aus - terity of his expression visibly softened into some - thing that I took for condescension.

    Can Such Things Be

  • Commissioner Brower, will kindly have my name visibly and permanently affixed to that little park, and will direct that it be always kept as bright and beautiful with flowers as it now is,

    Recollections of a Long Life

  • Some days afterward, finding him sitting alone in his bar-room, I cautiously approached the subject, when, greatly to my relief, the habitual austerity of his expression visibly softened into something that I took for condescension.

    Can Such Things Be

  • Some days afterward, finding him sitting alone in his barroom, I cautiously approached the subject, when, greatly to my relief, the habitual austerity of his expression visibly softened into something that I took for condescension.

    Can Such Things Be?

  • His own intensity of thought and expression visibly strengthened with the study of his idol; and he knew but little of him till he himself had become an author.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 39, January, 1861

  • In the patriarchal period God often appeared visibly, that is, theophany.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

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