adjective | ap·par·ent
  1. : capable of being easily seen, perceived, or discovered apparent defects apparent ambiguity

  1. : having a right to succeed to a title or estate that cannot be defeated

  1. : appearing to one's senses and especially one's vision or to one's understanding as real or true on the basis of evidence that may or may not be correct or factual an apparent ability to cause injury the apparent scope of the agent's authority