What does obvious mean?

Definitions for obviousˈɒb vi əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obvious(adj)

    easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind

    "obvious errors"

Wiktionary

  1. obvious(Adjective)

    Easily discovered, seen, or understood; self-explanatory.

  2. Origin: From obvius, from ob- + via.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obvious(adj)

    opposing; fronting

  2. Obvious(adj)

    exposed; subject; open; liable

  3. Obvious(adj)

    easily discovered, seen, or understood; readily perceived by the eye or the intellect; plain; evident; apparent; as, an obvious meaning; an obvious remark

Freebase

  1. Obvious

    "Obvious" is the third single to be released from the American R&B singer LeToya's debut album LeToya. According to Billboard, due to LeToya's popularity and feedback from radio, the single had a 96% chance of becoming a hit, but due to the fusing of Capitol Records and Virgin Records, all funding for the album were frozen until the completion of the merger. In addition to LeToya, the merger affected other Capitol and Virgin Records artist such as Janet Jackson, Chingy, and Cherish, resulting in their respective singles getting no accompanying video or promotion.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obvious

    ob′vi-us, adj. meeting one in the way: easily discovered or understood: evident.—adv. Ob′viously.—n. Ob′viousness. [L. obvius.]

CrunchBase

  1. Obvious

    The Obvious Corporation creates technology systems to facilitate the process of collaboration between people to improve the world. Obvious believes that technology has the power to affect individuals, organizations, and society if implemented the right way. After creating Twitter and Odeo, Obvious is being relaunched to bring the world more products that matter.Obvious Corp. was founded in 2006 and is based in San Francisco, California.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'obvious' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1193

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'obvious' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1536

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'obvious' in Adjectives Frequency: #146

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obvious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obvious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Isaac Asimov:

    It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.

  2. Michael Corcelli:

    Absolutely, without a doubt, Right now Apple is the most obvious thing that has to go up.

  3. Mayada Abdi:

    There were some cases that were very obvious, those were the cases of anger and aggression.

  4. Andr Gide:

    The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say -- because they were too obvious.

  5. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    As it is an ancient truth that freedom cannot be legislated into existence, so it is no less obvious that freedom cannot be censored into existence.

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