What does overt mean?

Definitions for overtoʊˈvɜrt, ˈoʊ vɜrt

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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).

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overt

    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.]

Anagrams for overt »

  1. voter

  2. trove


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overt in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Julia Ioffe:

    It was a very overt message of bravery.

  2. Katherine Keyes:

    Our findings suggest that policies must go beyond prohibiting overt gender discrimination like sexual harassment.

  3. Bruce Klingner:

    North Korea has both an overt and covert economy through which it gains money, the overt economy is predominantly sales of natural resources.

  4. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    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.

  5. Nicholas Bortman:

    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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