patently


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pat·ent·ly

 (pāt′nt-lē, păt′-)
adv.
In a patent manner; openly, plainly, or clearly: a patently false statement.

patently

(ˈpeɪtəntlɪ)
adv
obviously: he was patently bored.

pat•ent•ly

(ˈpeɪt nt li)
adv.
clearly; plainly; evidently: It's patently obvious.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.patently - unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')patently - unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly'); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Translations

patently

[ˈpeɪtəntlɪ] ADVevidentemente
to be patently obvioussaltar a la vista, ser evidente
a patently untrue statementuna declaración de evidente falsedad

patently

[ˈpeɪtəntli] adv
(= obviously) [absurd, true, false] → manifestement
[fail] → manifestement
(= absolutely) [clear] → absolument
patently obvious → absolument évident(e)
to make sth patently obvious [+ feeling] → clairement manifester qchpatent medicine nspécialité f pharmaceutiquePatent Office n (British)Institut m national de la propriété industrielle

patently

advoffenkundig, offensichtlich; patently obvious/clearganz offensichtlich/klar; I would have thought that was patently obviousich würde meinen, das liegt doch auf der Hand

patently

[ˈpeɪtntlɪ] advpalesemente
References in classic literature ?
with whom Philip came in contact was a dapper little man, excessively conscious of his importance: he treated the clerks with condescension and patently resented the familiarity of older students who had been his contemporaries and did not use him with the respect he felt his present position demanded.
His eyes had the querulous, troubled look such as she had noticed in monkeys; but while he was patently uncomfortable under her scrutiny, his thick lips were drawn firmly in an effort at sullen determination.
This was too patently a scheme of Harper's and Joe Ladue's, trying to entice prospecting in the vicinity of their town site and trading post.
Furthermore, she was patently a weaponless Mary, for she wore no stitch of clothing that otherwise might have concealed a weapon.
For she was patently an old woman, and it was her age that made me linger by the cart and watch.
A little later Balatta had returned, bringing with her a half-dozen women who, unbeautiful as they were, were patently not so unbeautiful as she.
And with them, here and there, undisguised by their decent American clothing, smaller in bulk and stature, weazened not alone by age but by the pinch of lean years and early hardship, were grandfathers and mothers who had patently first seen the light of day on old Irish soil.
Those who were able to walk remained all the time on duty, lying about in the shadows of the main deck, till my voice raised for an order would bring them to their enfeebled feet, a tottering little group, mov- ing patently about the ship, with hardly a mur- mur, a whisper amongst them all.
Indecency is defined as: 'language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities.
Well, for about a week - until it started to become patently clear why the striker had driven all of his previous managers to distraction.
html) Patently Apple , can be gleaned from the recent report issued by Taiwan-based Catcher Technology, which specializes in the manufacturer of high-end chassis used for laptops and mobile devices.
The apex court rejected the Centre's contention that the January 21 judgment by which 15 condemned prisoners were granted life and paved the way for similar relief for Rajiv Gandhi killers is patently illegal and suffers from errors apparent.