AskDefine | Define overt

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overt adj : open and observable; not secret or hidden; "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering" [syn: open] [ant: covert]

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From overt (French: ouvert).


  1. Open and not secret or concealed.


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Extensive Definition

Open may refer to:
In philosophy
  • Openness, term being used to define the basis of how various groups and organizations operate.
In mathematics
In music:
In other fields:
overt in German: Offen
overt in Spanish: Abierto
overt in French: Ouvert
overt in Portuguese: Aberto (desambiguação)

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