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obvious

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Adjective
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ob=vi=ous
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5 in 5 verses (in NT : 5 in 5 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

obviousa. [L. obvius; ob (see Ob-) + via way. See Voyage.].
  •  Opposing; fronting.  [1913 Webster]
    "To the evil turn
    My obvious breast.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Exposed; subject; open; liable.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Easily discovered, seen, or understood; readily perceived by the eye or the intellect; plain; evident; apparent; as, an obvious meaning; an obvious remark.  [1913 Webster]
    "Apart and easy to be known they lie,
    Amidst the heap, and obvious to the eye.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Plain; clear; evident. See Manifest.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

obvious, adj. easily seen or recognized or understood; palpable, indubitable.

Derivative
obviously adv. obviousness n.
Etymology
L obvius f. ob viam in the way

THESAURUS

obvious

apparent, bald, clean-cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear-cut, conspicuous, crystal-clear, defined, definite, direct, discernible, distinct, evident, explicit, express, glaring, in focus, indisputable, indubitable, manifest, noticeable, observable, open, open-and-shut, ostensible, overt, palpable, patent, perceivable, perceptible, perspicuous, plain, plain as day, prominent, pronounced, seeable, self-evident, self-explaining, self-explanatory, simple, staring, straightforward, tangible, to be seen, unambiguous, unconcealed, undeniable, unequivocal, unhidden, unmistakable, unsubtle, visible, well-defined, well-marked, well-pronounced, well-resolved

ROGET THESAURUS

obvious

Visibility

N visibility, perceptibility, conspicuousness, distinctness, conspicuity, conspicuousness, appearance, bassetting, exposure, manifestation, ocular proof, ocular evidence, ocular demonstration, field of view, periscopism, visible, perceptible, perceivable, discernible, apparent, in view, in full view, in sight, exposed to view, en vidence, unclouded, unobscured, in the foreground, obvious, plain, clear, distinct, definite, well defined, well marked, in focus, recognizable, palpable, autoptical, glaring, staring, conspicuous, stereoscopic, in bold, in strong relief, periscopic, panoramic, before one's eyes, under one's eyes, before one, +a vue d'oeil, in one's eye, oculis subjecta fidelibus, visibly, in sight of, before one's eyes, veluti in speculum.

Intelligibility

N intelligibility, clearness, explicitness, lucidity, comprehensibility, perspicuity, legibility, plain speaking, precision, phonanta synetoisy, a word to the wise, intelligible, clear, clear as day, clear as noonday, lucid, perspicuous, transpicuous, luminous, transparent, easily understood, easy to understand, for the million, intelligible to the meanest capacity, popularized, plain, distinct, explicit, positive, definite, graphic, expressive, illustrative, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable, unconfused, legible, recognizable, obvious, in plain terms, in plain words, in plain English, he that runs may read.

Manifestation

N manifestation, plainness, plain speaking, expression, showing, exposition, demonstration, exhibition, production, display, show, showing off, premonstration, exhibit, indication, publicity, disclosure, openness panchement, evidence, manifest, apparent, salient, striking, demonstrative, prominent, in the foreground, notable, pronounced, flagrant, notorious, arrant, stark staring, unshaded, glaring, defined, definite, distinct, conspicuous, obvious, evident, unmistakable, indubitable, not to be mistaken, palpable, self-evident, autoptical, intelligible, plain, clear, clear as day, clear as daylight, clear as noonday, plain as a pike staff, plain as the sun at noon-day, plain as the nose on one's face, plain as the way to parish church, explicit, overt, patent, express, ostensible, open, open as day, naked, bare, literal, downright, undisguised, exoteric, unreserved, frank, plain-spoken, candid (veracious), barefaced, manifested, disclosed, capable of being shown, producible, inconcealable, unconcealable, no secret, manifestly, openly, before one's eyes, under one's nose, to one's face, face to face, above board, cartes sur table, on the stage, in open court, in the open streets, in market overt, in the face of day, face of heaven, in broad daylight, in open daylight, without reserve, at first blush, prima facie, on the face of, in set terms, cela saute aux yeux, he that runs may read, you can see it with half an eye, it needs no ghost to tell us, the meaning lies on the surface, cela va sans dire, res ipsa loquitur, clothing the palpable and familiar, fari quae sentiat, volto sciolto i pensieri stretti, you don't need a weatherman to know which way the.


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