overt

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adjective \ō-ˈvərt, ˈō-(ˌ)vərt\

Definition of overt

  1. :  open to view :  manifest <overt hostility>

overtly

adverb

overtness

noun

Origin and Etymology of overt

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from past participle of ovrir to open, from Vulgar Latin *operire, alteration of Latin aperire


First Known Use: 14th century


OVERT Defined for English Language Learners

overt

play
adjective \ō-ˈvərt, ˈō-(ˌ)vərt\

Definition of overt for English Language Learners

  • : easily seen : not secret or hidden


OVERT Defined for Kids

overt

play
adjective \ō-ˈvərt, ˈō-vərt\

Definition of overt for Students

  1. :  not secret or hidden <overt hostility>


Medical Dictionary

overt

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adjective \ō-ˈvərt, ˈō-ˌvərt also ˈō-vərt\

Medical Definition of overt

  1. :  open to view :  readily perceived <overt behavior>

overtly

adverb

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