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Definitions for obvious
ˈɒb vi əsob·vi·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obviousadjective

    easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind

    "obvious errors"

Wiktionary

  1. obviousadjective

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obviousadjective

    opposing; fronting

  2. Obviousadjective

    exposed; subject; open; liable

  3. Obviousadjective

    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

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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

Examples of obvious in a Sentence

  1. The Greek minister:

    Nothing like this has been proposed or discussed. What we have to do is to better manage our external borders. It's obvious that frontline member states must work more and here we are...to help them to better do their job.

  2. Dan Stein:

    How can the Republican political apparatus not seize on what is the most, the second most, clear obvious political opportunity that President Joe Biden has laid open for Republican candidates ?

  3. Senate Health:

    The opaque and secretive handling of information related to these events constitutes an obvious threat to public health and is unacceptable in a free nation whose elected leaders must be transparent with and accountable to the American people.

  4. Patrick Murray:

    It's obvious that this police board has outserved its usefulness.

  5. Eric Hoffer:

    To spell out the obvious is often to call it in question.

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