Definitions for ostensibly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparently, seemingly, ostensibly, on the face of it(adverb)

    from appearances alone

    "irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the problem seems minor"

Wiktionary

  1. ostensibly(Adverb)

    seemingly, apparently, on the surface

  2. Origin: from ostensible, from ostensus, past participle of ostendo, from ob + tendo.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ostensibly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ostensibly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles Lane:

    It is surreal, it truly is, but… almost every other, ostensibly negative thing has somehow worked in Trump's favor, so I wouldn't be surprised if this proves to be another one.

  2. Carsten Hamann:

    Kids who have eczema or atopic dermatitis use more lotions and creams and ointments, etc. Ostensibly, their caregivers who purchase these products to use on the kids' skin, give preference to products using these meaningless marketing terms.

  3. Naftali Balanson:

    We encourage the end of all funding, both directly and indirectly, for NGOs that participate in the demonization and delegitimization campaigns, when you have organizations that are receiving money ostensibly for peace, human rights, and democracy but they refuse to work with Israeli partners, they refuse to meet with Israelis, and push for boycotts, those are in direct contradiction and seems to be a complete waste of taxpayer money.

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