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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Evident \Ev"i*dent\, a. [F. ['e]vinent, l. evidens, -entis; e out + videns, p. pr. of videre to see. See Vision.] Clear to the vision; especially, clear to the understanding, and satisfactory to the judgment; as, the figure or color of a body is evident to the senses; the guilt of an offender can not always be made evident. [1913 Webster] Your honor and your goodness is so evident. --Shak. [1913 Webster] And in our faces evident the signs Of foul concupiscence. --Milton. Syn: Manifest; plain; clear; obvious; visible; apparent; conclusive; indubitable; palpable; notorious. See Manifest. [1913 Webster]