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  • 21 obvious */*/*/ — UK [ˈɒbvɪəs] / US [ˈɑbvɪəs] adjective 1) clear to almost anyone The most obvious explanation is not always the correct one. I d have thought that was fairly obvious, James retorted. a glaringly obvious mistake for obvious reasons: For obvious… …

    English dictionary

  • 22 obvious — ob|vi|ous [ abviəs ] adjective *** 1. ) clear to almost anyone: The most obvious explanation is not always the correct one. I d have thought that was fairly obvious, James retorted. a glaringly obvious mistake for obvious reasons: For obvious… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23 obvious — ob|vi|ous W2S2 [ˈɔbviəs US ˈa:b ] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: obvius, from obviam; OBVIATE] 1.) easy to notice or understand ▪ The obvious way of reducing pollution is to use cars less. ▪ For obvious reasons the police cannot give any… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24 obvious — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem, sound ▪ become ▪ It soon became obvious that the machine did not work. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 25 obvious — adjective 1 easy to notice or understand: the obvious advantages of co operation | For obvious reasons we have had to cancel tonight s performance. | “Why is she leaving?” “Well, it s pretty obvious isn t it?” | it is obvious (to sb) that: It was …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 26 obvious — I adj. 1) obvious to (her disappointment was obvious to everyone) 2) obvious that + clause (it s obvious that he is drunk) II n. to state the obvious * * * [ ɒbvɪəs] to state the obvious obvious to (her disappointment was obvious to everyone)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 27 obvious — 01. It s [obvious] that Roger is unhappy about something. He s been walking around looking depressed all day. 02. I think it s pretty [obvious] that she isn t interested in going out with you. She always avoids you whenever you see her in the… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 28 obvious — [[t]ɒ̱bviəs[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED If something is obvious, it is easy to see or understand. ...the need to rectify what is an obvious injustice... Determining how the Democratic challenger would conduct his presidency isn t quite so obvious. Syn …

    English dictionary

  • 29 Obvious (album) — Infobox Album Name = Obvious Type = studio Artist = 4Him Released = 1998 Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Benson Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = The Message (1996) This album = Obvious (1998) Next album = Best Ones (1999) Obvious is… …

    Wikipedia

  • 30 obvious*/*/*/ — [ˈɒbviəs] adj clear to almost anyone an obvious mistake[/ex] For obvious reasons, I won t go into details.[/ex] It s pretty obvious he s crazy about you.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 31 obvious — Easily discovered, seen, or understood; readily perceived by the eye or the intellect; plain; patent; apparent; evident; clear; manifest. Whether a patent is obvious must be determined by considering the scope and content of the prior art, the… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 32 obvious — adjective it s obvious that they don t get along her intentions are obvious Syn: clear, crystal clear, plain, plain to see, evident, apparent, manifest, patent, conspicuous, pronounced, transparent, palpable, prominent, marked, decided, dist …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 33 obvious — obviously, adv. obviousness, n. /ob vee euhs/, adj. 1. easily seen, recognized, or understood; open to view or knowledge; evident: an obvious advantage. 2. lacking in subtlety. 3. Obs. being or standing in the way. [1580 90; < L obvius in the way …

    Universalium

  • 34 obvious — adjective /ˈɒb.viː.əs/ Easily discovered, seen, or understood; self explanatory. Ant: unobvious, non obvious …

    Wiktionary

  • 35 obvious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. manifest, patent, clear, evident, plain; undisguised, unconcealed. See visibility, shallowness. Ant., obscure, hidden. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Clearly apparent to the eye] Syn. clear, visible,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 36 obvious — /ˈɒbviəs / (say obveeuhs) adjective 1. clearly perceptible or evident; easily recognised or understood; open to view or knowledge: an obvious advantage. 2. Obsolete being or standing in the way. {Latin obvius in the way, meeting} –obviously,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 37 obvious reaction — akivaizdumo reakcija statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Skubus pedagogų ar tyrinėtojų reagavimas į savaime aiškiu dalyku laikomus ugdymo reiškinius, nors iš tikrųjų jie ne visada yra aiškūs. atitikmenys: angl. obvious reaction vok. augen… …

    Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • 38 obvious peril — See obvious danger …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 39 obvious risk — See obvious danger …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 40 obvious — adjective Etymology: Latin obvius, from obviam in the way, from ob in the way of + viam, accusative of via way more at ob , via Date: 1603 1. archaic being in the way or in front 2. easily discovered, seen, or understood Synonyms: see evident •… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary