obvious obvious  /ˈɑb vi əs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind

Usage(s):

  1. The system has obvious military applications and could also be used in airplane cockpits to make landings easier for pilots.
  2. It was obvious to meI'm a realist.
  3. But the city has been largely quiet in recent days, and there was no obvious pressing reason for the Prime Minister to skip Pelosi's arrival.

News

  1. PFT: Tebow gives statement | Belichick speaks

    It’s was obvious going in the Patriots wanted to keep from fanning the flames of Tebowmania. In fact, it appears their strategy is to remove the fuel from the media, and hope the sparks don’t catch fire.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MSNBC

  2. Rewind past Jets disaster: Tebow’s time as Denver’s quarterback provides a link to his future

    Moving past the obvious "WTF" factor, the inevitable media circus that will now hit Foxboro hard, and his clear limitations as a quarterback, one must now ruminate as to precisely how one Tim Tebow fits into the New England Patriots' … Continue reading ?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Will Mobile Revolutionize Advertising--Or Kill It?

    It's obvious by now that plastering banner ads on tiny phone screens is a nonstarter with everyone from smartphone users to advertisers. That's a big reason why mobile advertising revenues trail far behind the relative time spent on mobile devices vs. the Web. So what will work? According to a group
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "It's obvious that we have a group of people, not just in this country but around the world, who are prepared to inflict maximum damage on civilians," said Gordon Brown, British Prime Minister.
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: NDTV.com

  2. "Our cover 'The Politics of Fear' combines a number of fantastical images about the Obamas and shows them for the obvious distortions they are," said New Yorker editor David Remnick.
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: David Remnick Source: Inquirer.net

  3. "It is obvious that after the experience so far in this World Cup it would be a nonsense not to reopen the file of technology at the business meeting of the International FA Board in July," Blatter said. "Personally I deplore it when you see...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: Montreal Gazette

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