- 1able to be seen
- 2easily noticed or understood
Using visible: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "visible" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
The stars were visible in the night sky.
The damage to the car was clearly visible.
The company's success is visible in its profits.
The tension between them was visible in their body language.
visible Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using visible
if something or someone is not seen for a while, people forget about it or them
I haven't seen my old friends in years. Out of sight, out of mind, I guess.
The key was in plain sight on the kitchen counter.
She wanted to make herself visible to the hiring manager, so she dressed professionally and arrived early for the interview.
Phrases with visible
the part of the electromagnetic spectrum that can be seen by the human eye, ranging in wavelength from about 400 to 700 nanometers
The colors of the rainbow are all visible light.
a group of people who are identified by their race, ethnicity, or national origin and are visibly different from the majority population
In Canada, South Asians are considered a visible minority.
The writing on the old document was barely visible.
Origins of visible
from Old French 'visible', from Latin 'visibilis', from 'videre' meaning 'to see'
Summary: visible in Brief
The term 'visible' [ˈvɪzəbl] refers to something that can be seen or easily noticed. It can describe physical objects like stars or damage to a car, as well as abstract concepts like tension between people. 'Visible' extends into phrases like 'visible light,' and idioms like 'out of sight, out of mind,' denoting forgetfulness, and 'make oneself visible,' implying attracting attention.