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on the face of it

see definition of on the face of it
  • as inoutwardly
  • as inpresumably
  • as inexternally
  • as inostensively
  • as inapparently
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Synonyms for on the face of it

adv to all appearances
  • seemingly
  • superficially
  • externally
  • apparently
  • as far as one can see
  • evidently
  • for all intents and purposes
  • in appearance
  • officially
  • on the face of it
  • on the surface
  • ostensibly
  • professedly
  • to the eye

Antonyms for on the face of it

  • inside
  • internally
  • inwardly
  • privately
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to on the face of it

apparently

adverb. seemingly

externally

adverb. outwardly

ostensively

adverb. apparently

outwardly

adverb. to all appearances

presumably

adverb. likely, reasonably
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.