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Wordnet 3.0


1. easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind;
- Example: "obvious errors"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Obvious \Ob"vi*ous\, a. [L. obvius; ob (see Ob-) + via way. See Voyage.] 1. Opposing; fronting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To the evil turn My obvious breast. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Exposed; subject; open; liable. [Obs.] "Obvious to dispute." --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. 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. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Syn: Plain; clear; evident. See Manifest. [1913 Webster] -- Ob"vi*ous*ly, adv. -- Ob"vi*ous-ness, n. [1913 Webster] Obvolute
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

obvious adj 1: easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind; "obvious errors" [ant: unobvious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

57 Moby Thesaurus words for "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