The definition of obvious is something that is readily apparent or easy to see.(adjective)
An example of obvious is an elephant standing right in front of you.
See obvious in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L obvius, in the way, lying open: see ob- & via
See obvious in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin obvius
Origin: , from obviam, in the way, within reach
Origin: : ob-, against; see ob-
Origin: + viam
Origin: , accusative sing. of via, way; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.
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