What does obvious mean?

Definitions for obvious
ˈɒb vi əsob·vi·ous

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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.

    Etymology: 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

How to pronounce obvious?

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How to say obvious in sign language?

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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. Justin Turner:

    Its pretty obvious what everyone thinks should happen. I mean, no one in this clubhouse or in this room is asking for a trophy to be handed us, by any means. ... But at the same time, we understand how difficult it is to win a World Series. Its hard. Its really hard. And its something that you have to earn, its pretty evident to me that it wasnt earned and its not something that a banner should be hung in their stadium (or) a trophy should be put up wherever their trophies go.

  2. John Shaw:

    It's costing less for a better service that the public thinks is better and obviously is improved over where it was before, so there's kind of an obvious outcome to that, which is clearly you would want to do more.

  3. The Bruins:

    The National Hockey League is getting a black eye with the officiating this playoffs and here's another one that's going to be talked about, what was being said was you missed an effing call is what was being said on the bench for obvious reasons. But after that we had to settle down and play.

  4. Emily Reisbaum:

    It's simple, you don't get to sell a fake painting and keep the money. To state the obvious, this is wrong.

  5. Brad Parscale:

    Will Twitter also be stopping ads from biased liberal media outlets who will now run unchecked as they buy obvious political content meant to attack Republicans, this is yet another attempt to silence conservatives, since Twitter knows President Trump has the most sophisticated online program ever known.

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