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
It was a very overt message of bravery.
Our findings suggest that policies must go beyond prohibiting overt gender discrimination like sexual harassment.
North Korea has both an overt and covert economy through which it gains money, the overt economy is predominantly sales of natural resources.
The other side is methodically and shamelessly threatening us militarily ... even if they did not make these overt threats, we would have to be prepared.
The risk of investing in a business in which there is either an overt or hidden IRGC interest is probably the single greatest risk facing investors who are exposed to U.S. or EU regulatory regimes.
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