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Aparently vs. Apparently: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Aimie Carlson || By Janet White || Updated on March 11, 2024
"Aparently" is incorrect; the correct spelling is "apparently." Apparently is an adverb used to describe something that appears to be true based on what is known.

Which is correct: Aparently or Apparently

How to spell Apparently?

Aparently is Incorrect

Apparently is Correct


Key Differences

The word has "-ly," commonly used to turn adjectives into adverbs.
Think of "parent" which is within the word, to remind you of the double "p."
Two "p's" like in "apple," not just one.
Remember it's "apparent" with the suffix "-ly."
It's like saying "it's apparent" quickly, which can help you remember the "ent-ly" at the end.

Correct usage of Apparently

She aparently didn't like the gift.
She apparently didn't like the gift.
They're aparently moving to a new house next month.
They're apparently moving to a new house next month.
Aparently, I missed the memo about the meeting.
Apparently, I missed the memo about the meeting.
He was aparently sick, so he missed school.
He was apparently sick, so he missed school.
It's aparently going to rain tomorrow.
It's apparently going to rain tomorrow.

Apparently Definitions

To state what appears to be the case, based on evidence.
Apparently, the store is closed on Sundays.
Evidently or obviously.
The project was apparently successful.
Used to express doubt or skepticism.
She's apparently coming to the party, but I'll believe it when I see it.
Seems true or probable but lacks concrete proof.
He is apparently guilty, but there's no solid evidence.
Reportedly or according to what people say.
The concert was apparently amazing.
Readily seen; visible
The animal's markings were immediately apparent.
Readily understood; clear or obvious
The error was apparent to everyone in the audience.
Appearing as such but not necessarily so; seeming
An apparent advantage.
Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently.
Seemingly; in appearance.
A man may be apparently friendly, yet malicious in heart.
According to what the speaker has read or heard.
Apparently you are quite a good dancer.
Seemingly; in appearance; as, a man may be apparently friendly, yet malicious in heart.
From appearances alone;
Irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
The child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
Had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it
On the face of it the problem seems minor
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

Apparently Sentences

Apparently, the restaurant we wanted to go to is closed on Mondays.
He didn't study, but he passed the test, apparently by guessing the answers correctly.
She was late to the party because, apparently, she got lost.
Apparently, he's been promoted to manager.
They're not coming to the gathering, apparently because they have another commitment.
Apparently, she's decided to study abroad next semester.
The book was, apparently, based on a true story.
The concert was cancelled, apparently due to the bad weather.
Apparently, he's thinking about starting his own business.
I haven't seen it myself, but apparently, the movie is really good.
She won the lottery, apparently after buying just one ticket.
I thought the test was easy, but apparently, most of the class found it difficult.
I was surprised to hear that, apparently, they've been friends since childhood.
They finished the project on time, apparently by working late into the night.
Apparently, the museum is free on the first Sunday of every month.
Apparently, the meeting has been postponed until next week.
The team won the championship, apparently without their star player.
Apparently, the store is having a big sale next weekend.
I was going to bake a cake, but apparently, we're out of sugar.
I thought it was a formal event, but apparently, casual attire is fine.
He's apparently very good at math, even though he's only in sixth grade.
I heard that, apparently, she's an excellent piano player.
They were apparently stuck in traffic for hours.
They've apparently been rehearsing for the play for months.
Apparently, she's written a novel that's going to be published.


Why is it called apparently?

Derived from "apparent," meaning easily seen or understood, with the adverbial suffix "-ly."

What is the verb form of apparently?

N/A, it's an adverb.

What is the root word of apparently?


Which conjunction is used with apparently?

"And," "but," "or," depending on context.

What is the pronunciation of apparently?


Which preposition is used with apparently?

No specific preposition is directly linked with "apparently."

What is the plural form of apparently?

N/A, it's an adverb.

Which vowel is used before apparently?

It could be "a" or "an," depending on the context.

What is the singular form of apparently?

Apparently (it's an adverb, so it doesn't have a singular or plural form).

Which article is used with apparently?

N/A, it's an adverb.

Is apparently a noun or adjective?


Is the apparently term a metaphor?


Is the word apparently imperative?


How many syllables are in apparently?

Four syllables.

Is apparently an abstract noun?


Is apparently a vowel or consonant?

Starts with a vowel ('A').

Is apparently a collective noun?


What is another term for apparently?

Seemingly, evidently.

What is the third form of apparently?


What is a stressed syllable in apparently?

The second syllable, "par."

What is the second form of apparently?


How is apparently used in a sentence?

"Apparently, the meeting has been canceled."

Is apparently an adverb?


Is apparently a negative or positive word?

Neutral; can be either depending on the context.

Is apparently a countable noun?

No, it's an adverb.

What part of speech is apparently?


What is the opposite of apparently?

Unquestionably, definitely.

What is the first form of apparently?


How do we divide apparently into syllables?


Which determiner is used with apparently?

N/A, it's an adverb.
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