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Visable vs. Visible: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on October 16, 2023
"Visable" is an incorrect spelling; "Visible" is the correct spelling meaning able to be seen or perceived.

Which is correct: Visable or Visible

How to spell Visible?

Visable is Incorrect

Visible is Correct

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Key Differences

"Visible" contains "visi-" just like "vision," both related to seeing.
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"Visable" lacks the "i," but you need "i" to see, so it's "visible."
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In "visible," remember the word "is," which sits right in the middle.
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Think of "visible" like "audible": both describe perception.
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Use mnemonic: Very Individuals See Items – VISIBLE.
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Visable and Visible Definitions

Visable

Visable is an incorrect spelling of Visible.
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Visible

Obvious or clear to the understanding or notice.
The effects of the policy were immediately visible.
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Visible

Available to public view or knowledge.
The report will be made visible next month.
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Visible

Able to be seen by the eye.
The moon is clearly visible tonight.
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Visible

Present and accessible; not hidden.
The sign needs to be visible from the road.
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Visible

Manifest; evident.
The tension in the room was palpable and visible.
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Visible

Possible to see; perceptible to the eye
A visible object.
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Visible

Obvious to the eye
A visible change of expression.
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Visible

Being often in the public view; conspicuous.
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Visible

Manifest; apparent
No visible solution to the problem.
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Visible

On hand; available
A visible supply.
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Visible

Constructed or designed to keep important parts in easily accessible view
A visible file.
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Visible

Represented visually, as by symbols.
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Visible

Able to be seen.
When the sun rises, the world becomes visible.
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Visible

Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper.
Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.
Virtue made visible in outward grace.
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Visible

Noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous.
The factions at court were greater, or more visible, than before.
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Visible

Perceptible especially by the eye; or open to easy view;
A visible object
Visible stars
Mountains visible in the distance
A visible change of expression
Visible files
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Visible

Obvious to the eye;
A visible change of expression
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Visible

Being often in the public eye;
A visible public figure
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Visible

Present and easily available;
The cash on hand is adequate for current needs
Emergency police were on hand in case of trouble
A visible supply
Visible resources
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FAQs

What is the root word of Visible?

The root is Latin "videre," meaning "to see."
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Oct 16, 2023

What is the plural form of Visible?

Visibles (though not commonly used).
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Why is it called Visible?

It's called "Visible" because it originates from the Latin word "visibilis," meaning able to be seen.
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Which preposition is used with Visible?

"To" as in "visible to the naked eye."
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Which article is used with Visible?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on the context.
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Oct 16, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Visible?

/vɪzəbəl/
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Which vowel is used before Visible?

No specific vowel is always used before "Visible." It depends on context.
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Which conjunction is used with Visible?

No specific conjunction is always used with "Visible." It depends on context.
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Is Visible an abstract noun?

No, it's an adjective.
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What is the verb form of Visible?

"See" or "view."
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Is Visible a collective noun?

No.
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Is the Visible term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but it can be used metaphorically.
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What is the singular form of Visible?

Visible.
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Is the word Visible imperative?

No.
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How many syllables are in Visible?

Three.
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How do we divide Visible into syllables?

Vis-i-ble.
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What part of speech is Visible?

Adjective.
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What is the first form of Visible?

As an adjective, it doesn't have verb forms like first, second, or third.
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What is the third form of Visible?

See above answer.
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Is Visible a noun or adjective?

Visible is an adjective.
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Is Visible a negative or positive word?

Neutral; it merely describes observability.
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What is another term for Visible?

Observable.
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Which determiner is used with Visible?

Determiners like "the," "a," "this," and "that" can be used, depending on context.
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Is Visible a countable noun?

No, it's an adjective.
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How is Visible used in a sentence?

The stars are visible on a clear night.
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Is Visible an adverb?

No.
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What is a stressed syllable in Visible?

The first syllable: Vis.
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Is Visible a vowel or consonant?

"Visible" is a word, not a single letter. It contains both vowels and consonants.
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What is the opposite of Visible?

Invisible.
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What is the second form of Visible?

See above answer.
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