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OVERT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does overt mean? 

OVERT (adjective)
  The adjective OVERT has 1 sense:

1. open and observable; not secret or hidden

  Familiarity information: OVERT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OVERT (adjective)


Sense 1overt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Open and observable; not secret or hidden

Synonyms:

overt; open

Context examples:

an overt lie / overt hostility / overt intelligence gathering / open ballots

Similar:

bald; barefaced (with no effort to conceal)

naked; raw (devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure)

undisguised (plain to see)

visible (obvious to the eye)

Also:

explicit; expressed (precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication)

public (not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole)

unconcealed (not concealed or hidden)

Antonym:

covert (secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed)


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