ostensive definition

  • adjective:
    • appearing or professed; ostensible.
    • Apparently true, not necessarily; ostensible
    • demonstrably demonstrative.
    • Showing; exhibiting.
    • represented or appearing as a result; pretended
    • manifestly demonstrative
  • others:
    • Showing; betokening.
    • establishing forth a broad principle by virtue that a proposition must certanly be real. The old logicians expected all rigid proof to be either of the nature or else apagogic.

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