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1. overt

adjective. ['oʊˈvɝːt, ˈoʊvɝt'] open and observable; not secret or hidden.

Synonyms

  • naked
  • bald
  • explicit
  • barefaced
  • expressed
  • open
  • visible
  • public
  • unconcealed
  • undisguised

Antonyms

  • concealed
  • covert
  • private
  • clothed

Etymology

  • overt (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • apertus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Overt

  • calvert
  • chenevert
  • colvert
  • convert
  • covert
  • culvert
  • frevert
  • levert
  • pervert
  • seivert
  • severt
  • sievert

Example sentences of the word overt


1. Adjective
Negative symptoms are more difficult to identify since they are not as overt as positive symptoms.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Workplace bullying occurs as overt or covert aggression.

Quotes containing the word overt


1. One of my favorite things about 'Star Trek' wasn't just the overt banter but the humor in that show about the relationships between the main characters and their reactions to the situations they would face; there was a lot of comedy in that show without ever breaking its reality.
- J. J. Abrams

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