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  • as inapparently
  • as inclearly
  • as inevidently
  • as inmarkedly

synonyms for patently

  • clearly
  • evidently
  • officially
  • plainly
  • manifestly
  • conspicuously
  • expressly
  • in plain sight
  • indubitably
  • openly
  • overtly
  • palpably
  • perceptibly
  • transparently
  • unmistakably

antonyms for patently

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  • vaguely
  • dubiously
  • improbably
  • questionably
  • uncertain
  • unlikely
  • doubtfully
  • dubiously
  • questionably
  • uncertain
  • indefinitely
  • indistinctly
  • vaguely
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How to use patently in a sentence

Yet the man had been frank, straightforward, patently honest.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
Sheridan cried with gusto, drawing in a deep breath and patently finding it delicious.
THE TURMOILBOOTH TARKINGTON
Many a man who has an upright nature and a good disposition fails to show these facts patently to the casual observer.
THE WAYFARERSMARY STEWART CUTTING
"So you see it's all up," continued he, with a curious air of bravado, patently insincere.
THE FASHIONABLE ADVENTURES OF JOSHUA CRAIGDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
William Grove Lee liked negatively; there was, patently, nothing in him to create an active response.
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
To call a generalization a tool is not to say it is useless; the contrary is patently the case.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
But the latter was so patently absorbed in sunset splendors that Broderick sighed as if relieved.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
Garth stooped, lifted the black cloth, and drew it clear of the bed beneath the mattress of which it had patently been hidden.
THE GRAY MASKWADSWORTH CAMP
Cut-glass beads, patently Occidental, and here in Shanghai practically worthless!
THE PAGAN MADONNAHAROLD MACGRATH
Furthermore, she was patently a weaponless Mary, for she wore no stitch of clothing that otherwise might have concealed a weapon.
JERRY OF THE ISLANDSJACK LONDON
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WORDS RELATED TO PATENTLY

  • clearly
  • conspicuously
  • evidently
  • expressly
  • in plain sight
  • indubitably
  • manifestly
  • officially
  • openly
  • overtly
  • palpably
  • patently
  • perceptibly
  • plainly
  • transparently
  • unmistakably
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.