HyperDic: obvious

English > 1 sense of the word obvious:
ADJECTIVEallobviouseasily perceived / perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
obvious > pronunciation
Soundsaa'bviyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > obvious: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningeasily perceived / perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind.
Example"obvious errors"
Attribute ofobviousness, noticeability, noticeableness, patencyThe property of being easy to see and understand
Narrowerapparent, evident, manifest, palpable, patent, plain, unmistakableclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
axiomatic, self-evident, taken for grantedevident without proof or argument
demonstrable, provablecapable of being demonstrated or proved
frankclearly / clearly / clearly manifest
open-and-shutSo obvious as to be easily solved or decided
self-explanatoryNeeding no explanation / explanation
transparenteasily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)
writ largemade more obvious or prominent
See alsoovert, openopen and observable
Oppositeunobviousnot immediately apparent
Spanishevidente, obvia, obvio
Catalanevident, obvi
Nounsobviousnessthe property of being easy to see and understand
Adverbsobviouslyunmistakably ('plain' is often used informally for 'plainly')

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