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3 definitions found
 for patently
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Patently \Pat"ent*ly\ (?; see Patent, a.), adv.
     Openly; evidently.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  patently
      adv 1: 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" [syn: obviously, evidently, manifestly,
             patently, apparently, plainly, plain]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "patently":
     actually, apparently, assuredly, certainly, clearly, conspicuously,
     decidedly, definitely, demonstrably, discernibly, distinctly,
     evidently, explicitly, expressly, for a certainty, for real,
     glaringly, in all conscience, indeed, indubitably, manifestly,
     markedly, noticeably, observably, obviously, palpably, perceivably,
     perceptibly, plainly, positively, prominently, pronouncedly, quite,
     really, recognizably, seeably, sensibly, seriously, staringly,
     starkly, truly, unambiguously, unconcealedly, undeniably,
     undisguisedly, unmistakably, verily, visibly, with clarity,
     without doubt
  
  

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