Definitions for overtoʊˈvɜrt, ˈoʊ vɜrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•vertoʊˈvɜrt, ˈoʊ vɜrt(adj.)

  1. open to view or knowledge; not concealed or secret:

    overt hostility.

Origin of overt:

1275–1325; ME < OF, ptp. of ouvrir to open < VL *ōperīre, for L aperīre


Princeton's WordNet

  1. overt, open(adj)

    open and observable; not secret or hidden

    "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"; "open ballots"


  1. overt(Adjective)

    Open and not secret nor concealed.

  2. Origin: From overt (modern French ouvert).

Anagrams of overt

  1. voter

  2. trove

Translations for overt

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not hidden or secret

overt opposition to a plan.

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