open and observable; not secret or hidden
"an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"; "open ballots"
Open and not secret nor concealed.
Origin: From overt (modern French ouvert).
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō′vėrt, adj. open to view: public: apparent.—adv. O′vertly.—Overt act, something actually done in execution of a criminal intent.—Market overt, open or public market. [Fr. ouvert, pa.p. of ouvrir, to open; acc. to Diez, from O. Fr. a-ovrir, through Prov. adubrir, from L. de-operīre, to uncover—de=un-, and operīre, to cover; acc. to Littré, from L. operīre, to cover, confounded in meaning with aperīre, to open.]
The numerical value of overt in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of overt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
North Korea has both an overt and covert economy through which it gains money, the overt economy is predominantly sales of natural resources.
I hope doctors keep in mind that celiac disease is a very frequent food intolerance, which should be investigated not only in patients with diarrhea and overt malabsorption, but also in people (with other symptoms).
The relationship between the Jordanian military establishment and Israel is deep. It is very deep, i wonder whether there are any additional areas in which they could strengthen the relationship, keeping in mind that it cannot be overt [support].
The church policy is that people with alternate lifestyles can have services, but there can be no pictures or videos of overt kissing or hugging, i understand both sides. The family wanted to honor Vanessa, and the church has to answer to its board and the members who pay their bills.
The message we want to get out is if you think you’ve got celiac disease, don’t just go on a gluten-free diet, test for it. i hope doctors keep in mind that celiac disease is a very frequent food intolerance, which should be investigated not only in patients with diarrhea and overt malabsorption, but also in people (with other symptoms).
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