Iranian funding for its completion has obviated the need for U.S. support for construction funds.
By this device the sculptor has obviated any awkwardness which might arise from the necessity of placing Dionysos in profile.
This course has also obviated the necessity of my repeating myself.
It is obviated by the use of a governor or by partly shutting off the steam by hand.
By collecting the over-flow of gas in the compensator, this disadvantage is obviated.
Were people less afraid of such measures, a considerable portion of the danger in fevers might be obviated.
That difficulty was obviated in this case by the strange disguise which the Phocæans had assumed.
This inconvenience may easily be obviated by putting a few of your own towels into your trunk.
By protecting the houses with shutters, this difficulty may be obviated.
This mutual helpfulness was characteristic of the frontier and obviated the necessity of any enforced labor system.
1590s, "to meet and do away with," from Late Latin obviatus, past participle of obviare "act contrary to, go against," from Latin obvius "that is in the way, that moves against" (see obvious). Related: Obviated; obviating.