visible

If you describe something as visible, you are saying you can see it. Certain things are not visible to the naked eye, but that doesn't mean they are invisible, you may just need a microscope or telescope to see them.

The adjective visible also means obvious to the eye. You'd use this sense if you want to point out obvious flaws in an object such as a car with visible dents and scratches. A third meaning for the adjective is easily available or accessible: You may try to be a visible presence in your kids' lives — although sometimes they would prefer that you blend into the woodwork — so that they know they can count on you and come to you with any problem.

Definitions of visible
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adj capable of being seen; or open to easy view

“a visible object”
visible stars”
“mountains visible in the distance”
“a visible change of expression”
visible files”
Synonyms:
seeable
perceptible
capable of being perceived by the mind or senses
circumpolar
(of a celestial body) continually visible above the horizon during the entire 360 degrees of daily travel
in sight
at or within a reasonable distance for seeing
ocular, visual
visible
macroscopic, macroscopical
visible to the naked eye; using the naked eye
gross, megascopic
visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)
microscopic, microscopical
visible under a microscope; using a microscope
subgross
too small to be visible to the naked eye
panoptic, panoptical
including everything visible in one view
telescopic
visible only with a telescope
viewable
capable of being viewed
Antonyms:
invisible, unseeable
impossible or nearly impossible to see; imperceptible by the eye
covert
secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
imperceptible, unperceivable
impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses
camouflaged
made invisible by means of protective coloring
concealed, hidden, out of sight
not accessible to view
infrared
having or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves; lying outside the visible spectrum at its red end
lightless
giving no light
nonvisual
not resulting in vision
occult
hidden and difficult to see
ultraviolet
having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays; lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end
undetectable
not easily seen
unseeyn
not seen or perceived
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adj obvious to the eye

“a visible change of expression”
Synonyms:
open, overt
open and observable; not secret or hidden

adj present and easily available

“a visible supply”
visible resources”
Synonyms:
available
obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service

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