Examples: Winning the lottery would obviate the need to get a job!
Origins: Latin- obviatus- contrary to go against.
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Definitions: ( Verb)To measure ( the depth of), to experience or explore fully, or to test the accuracy of something vertical. ( Noun) A peiece of lead that is attached to a line used to measure depth.( Adverb) exactly or precisely. ( Adj.) Vertical.
Synonyms: straight, upright, even,
Antonyms: uneven, askew.
Examples: They plumbed the depth and found the boat to be 9 metres down.