Examples of ostensive in a Sentence
the ostensive purpose of his visit was to discuss the terms of his will
First Known Use of ostensive
Synonymsassumed, evident, ostensible, apparent, presumed, prima facie, putative, reputed, seeming, supposed
Related Wordsdemonstrable, external, outward, superficial, visible; conceivable, plausible, possible, supposable; likely, probable; clear, distinct, manifest, obvious, plain; deceptive, delusive, delusory, illusive, illusory, imaginary; misleading, specious; fake, faked, feigned, phony (also phoney), pretended, pseudo, put-on; alleged, claimed, professed, purported, so-called
Near Antonymshidden, inapparent; implausible, impossible, improbable, inconceivable, unlikely; actual, authenticated, confirmed, corroborated, established, genuine, real, substantiated, sure, valid, validated, verified
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