What does ostensive mean?

Definitions for ostensiveɒˈstɛn sɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ostensive(adj)

    manifestly demonstrative

  2. ostensible, ostensive(adj)

    represented or appearing as such; pretended

    "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity"


  1. ostensive(Adjective)

    Apparently true, but not necessarily; ostensible

  2. ostensive(Adjective)

    Clearly demonstrative.

  3. Origin: From ostensif, from ostensivus


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ostensive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ostensive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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