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Synonyms for obvious

Synonyms for (adjective) obvious

Synonyms: obvious Definition: easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind Usage: obvious errors

Similar words: patent, unmistakable, apparent, plain, manifest, evident Definition: clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment Usage: 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

Similar words: axiomatic, self-evident, taken for granted Definition: evident without proof or argument Usage: an axiomatic truth; we hold these truths to be self-evident

Similar words: demonstrable, provable Definition: capable of being demonstrated or proved Usage: obvious lies; a demonstrable lack of concern for the general welfare; practical truth provable to all men- Walter Bagehot

Similar words: frank Definition: clearly manifest; evident Usage: frank enjoyment

Similar words: open-and-shut Definition: so obvious as to be easily solved or decided Usage: an open-and-shut case

Similar words: self-explanatory Definition: needing no explanation

Similar words: transparent Definition: easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety) Usage: a transparent explanation; a transparent lie

Similar words: writ large Definition: made more obvious or prominent Usage: the effect of...his irregular life could be seen writ large on his gaunt features