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Definition 1: easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where obvious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • obvious errors

(obvious is similar to ...) so obvious as to be easily solved or decided

"an open-and-shut case"

(obvious is similar to ...) clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

"the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields" "evident hostility" "manifest disapproval" "patent advantages" "made his meaning plain" "it is plain that he is no reactionary" "in plain view" "a palpable lie"

(obvious is similar to ...) evident without proof or argument

"an axiomatic truth" "we hold these truths to be self-evident"

(obvious is similar to ...) capable of being demonstrated or proved

"obvious lies" "a demonstrable lack of concern for the general welfare" "practical truth provable to all men"

(obvious is similar to ...) clearly manifest; evident

"frank enjoyment"

(obvious is similar to ...) made more obvious or prominent

"the effect of...his irregular life could be seen writ large on his gaunt features"

(obvious is similar to ...) needing no explanation

(obvious is similar to ...) easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)

"a transparent explanation" "a transparent lie"

(means also ...) open and observable; not secret or hidden

"an overt lie" "overt hostility" "overt intelligence gathering" "open ballots"

(... are attributes of obvious) the property of being easy to see and understand

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