AskDefine | Define visible

Dictionary Definition

visible adj
1 perceptible especially by the eye; or open to easy view; "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files" [syn: seeable] [ant: invisible]
2 obvious to the eye; "a visible change of expression" [syn: obvious]
3 being often in the public eye; "a visible public figure"
4 present and easily available; "the cash on hand is adequate for current needs"; "emergency police were on hand in case of trouble"; "a visible supply"; "visible resources" [syn: on hand(p), visible(a)]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /ˈvɪzəb(ə)l/
  • /v"Iz@b(@)l/


  1. Able to be seen.





  • /visiblə/


  1. visible

Extensive Definition

For other uses, see Visibility.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

apparent, appearing, beholdable, clear, clear as crystal, conspicuous, crystal-clear, detectable, discernible, disclosed, discoverable, distinct, evident, explicit, exposed, exposed to view, express, eyeball, hanging out, identifiable, in evidence, in full view, in plain sight, in view, indisputable, indubitable, insight, manifest, naked, noticeable, observable, obvious, ocular, open, open to view, open-and-shut, ophthalmic, optic, ostensible, outcropping, outward, palpable, patent, perceivable, perceptible, perspicuous, plain, plain as day, prominent, recognizable, revealed, seeable, seeing, seeming, seen, self-evident, self-explaining, self-explanatory, showing, superficial, surface, tangible, to be seen, unclouded, unconcealed, undisguised, unhidden, unmistakable, viewable, visual, well-defined, witnessable
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