Synonyms of 'patent'
obviousThis was a patent lie.
It's obvious that he doesn't like me.
The presence of a star is already apparent in the early film.
He spoke with evident emotion about his ordeal.
their open dislike of each other
It was a clear case of mistaken identity.
I never saw such a glaring example of misrepresentation.
cases of manifest injustice
He thought he could fool people with transparent deceptions.
Her conspicuous lack of warmth confirmed that they were no longer friends.
downright bad manners
the unmistakable aroma of freshly ground coffee
The tension between them is palpable.
Richardson's unequivocal commitment to fair play
a flagrant violation of international law
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in the sense of apparent
readily seen or understoodThe presence of a star is already apparent in the early film.
much in evidence,
staring you in the face (informal),
plain as the nose on your face
in the sense of blatant
glaringly obviousblatant elitism
in the sense of clear
evident or obviousIt was a clear case of mistaken identity.
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Thesaurus for patent from the Collins English Thesaurus
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