English to Afrikaans Meaning :: obvious

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Obvious :
voor die hand liggend
- voor die hand liggendnatuurlikvanselfsprekendheid
 

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Adjective(1) easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind

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(1) And that, for fairly obvious reasons, was almost entirely coming from the sea.(2) Compulsions are obvious to an observer and can cause considerable shame and embarrassment.(3) The incremental changes, if any, will be more obvious in retrospect.(4) The most obvious reason for this condition is that the Europeans insist on it.(5) All have been glaringly obvious for years, but has Davies done anything about any of them?(6) And now, after a week, it's become pretty obvious the someone is going to be me.(7) When you look at these two options in this light, doesn't the answer seem glaringly obvious ?(8) As was obvious from the outset, the treaty obligation is proving unenforceable.(9) The shortage of railway capacity becomes most obvious during the Spring Festival.(10) The casting somehow manages to be terribly clever and terribly obvious at the same time.(11) Even those who like their comedy gently done are likely to find this too flimsy and obvious .(12) The Gaffer's part in it all is a bit less obvious , though.(13) But the ultimate solution was not obvious at the time.(14) He'd seemed astounded, but poor Ryan had been making himself painfully obvious .(15) His posthumous political importance is obvious to any observer of the Indian scene.(16) In the end, after a couple of weeks the answer was blindingly obvious .
Related Words
(1) it is obvious ::
dit is duidelik
(2) be obvious ::
wees voor die hand liggend
Synonyms
Adjective
1. clear ::
duidelik
3. plain ::
vlakte
4. plain to see ::
duidelik te sien
5. evident ::
duidelik
6. apparent ::
oënskynlike
7. manifest ::
openbaar
8. patent ::
patent
9. conspicuous ::
opvallende
10. pronounced ::
uitgespreek
11. transparent ::
deursigtige
12. palpable ::
tasbaar
13. prominent ::
prominente
14. marked ::
gemerk
15. decided ::
besluit
16. distinct ::
duidelike
17. noticeable ::
merkbaar
18. unmissable ::
weg te dink
19. perceptible ::
waarneembaar
20. visible ::
sigbaar
22. unmistakable ::
onmiskenbaar
23. indisputable ::
onweerlegbare
24. self-evident ::
voor die hand liggend
25. incontrovertible ::
onweerlegbare
26. incontestable ::
onweerlegbare
27. undeniable ::
onmiskenbaar
28. beyond doubt ::
bo alle twyfel
29. beyond question ::
buite vraag
30. as clear as day ::
so duidelik as dag
32. overt ::
openlike
33. open ::
oop
34. undisguised ::
onverbloemde
35. unconcealed ::
verborge
36. frank ::
Frank
37. glaring ::
flagrante
38. blatant ::
blatante
42. right under one's nose ::
reg onder 'n mens se neus
Antonyms
1. ambiguous ::
dubbelsinnige
2. cryptic ::
kriptiese
3. dark ::
donker
4. equivocal ::
dubbelsinnige
5. indistinct ::
onduidelike
6. mysterious ::
geheimsinnige
7. obscure ::
duister
8. unclouded ::
onbewolkt
Different Forms
obvious, obviously, obviousness
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Koothrappali\'s restating of the obvious
is already getting on my nerves.

Koothrappali's restating of the OBVIOUS is already getting on my nerves.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 6


The most obvious thing. Your Uncle Brandon.

The most OBVIOUS thing. Your Uncle Brandon.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 5


It\'s obvious.\0

It's OBVIOUS.

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 5


I\'m the bloke who asked the question
that he said was stupid and obvious.

I'm the bloke who asked the question that he said was stupid and OBVIOUS.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 8


- Isn\'t it obvious?
- You\'re right, my apologies.

- Isn't it OBVIOUS? - You're right, my apologies.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3


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