patently[ pat-nt or for 10, 12–15, peyt-; especially British peyt-nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF patently
Synonyms for patently
- to a great extent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PATENTLY
The Queen, for patently she was that, bowed graciously at us.
Nevertheless, his gratitude was well-expressed and patently sincere.
Yet the man had been frank, straightforward, patently honest.
Patently he was not the speaker, and patently he has heard nothing.
But "the boys" were not inclined to compromise with a man who was patently in the wrong.
She had taken her own stand and the world had patently respected it.
The man was patently the Puritan prisoner, the woman was the chatelaine of Harby.
Gordon, patently indignant, replied that the General never bit.
But the brain behind it was patently jarred and numbed for an instant.
And secondly, because the Queen is—patently and to all people—proved lewd.'
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR PATENTLY
- beyond doubt