I (clear) adjective apparent, clarus, clear-cut, clear to the mind, clear to the senses, clearly defined, concrete, conspicuous, crystal clear, definite, distinctus, distinguishable, easily perceived, easily understood, eidetic, evident, explicit, exposed to view, express, for all to see, glaring, graphic, in full view, indubitable, intelligible, lucid, manifest, noticeable, obvious, palpable, particular, pellucid, perceivable, perceptible, perspicuus, positive, precise, pronounced, recognizable, self-evident, sharp, striking, unambiguous, unclouded, uncovered, undisguised, undistorted, unequivocal, unhidden, visible, visualized, vivid, well-defined, well-drawn, well-marked associated concepts: clear and distinct, distinct action II (distinguished from others) adjective characteristic, contrasted, contrasting, decidedly different, departing from, different, differing, disassociated, discrepant, discrete, discriminate, dissimilar, distant, distinctive, distinctus, distinguished by nature, distinguished by station, divergent, diverse, divorced, idiosyncratic, incongruent, incongruous, individual, marked, nonuniform, not identical, not the same, observably different, out of the ordinary, particular, peculiar, poles apart, removed separate, separatus, set apart, singular, special, standing apart, uncommon, unconfused, unimitated, unique unlike, unlike others, unusual associated concepts: distinct entity, distinct interests III index apparent (perceptible), categorical, certain (particular), certain (positive), certain (specific), clear (apparent), cognizable, coherent (clear), concrete, conspicuous, definite, different, discrete, disjunctive (tending to disjoin), disparate, distinctive, diverse, evident, exclusive (singular), explicit, express, individual, insular, lucid, manifest, naked (perceptible), nonconforming, obvious, open (in sight), overt, palpable, particular (individual), particular (specific), peculiar (distinctive), perceivable, perceptible, personal (individual), precise, prominent, remarkable, salient, separate, singular, trenchant, unambiguous, unmistakable, visible (in full view)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Clearly different from something else.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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