What does covertly mean?

Definitions for covertly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word covertly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. covertly(adverb)

    in a covert manner

    "he did it covertly"


  1. covertly(Adverb)

    In a covert manner, secretly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Covertly(adverb)

    secretly; in private; insidiously


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of covertly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of covertly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ayad Allawi:

    I can’t see ISIS disappearing into thin air, they will remain covertly in sleeping cells, spreading their venom all over the world.

  2. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    My government will not allow any religious group, belonging to the majority or the minority, to incite hatred against others, overtly or covertly.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The people around a famous person are merely jealous of his popularity; however in case of an overly rich individual, the networking majority are overtly friendly but covertly haters to him only.

  4. Robert Menendez:

    You can be certain the mullahs (Iran's leaders) are not going to call us in Washington when they decide to breach the agreement. They're going to sneak out, covertly, gradually over time, when they think we're not looking.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    The parameters of the interim deal, in essence, establish an internationally recognized, 10-year nuclear research and development program. Until we know more about Iran's previous research, no nation can be sure of what Iran may have developed covertly already.

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