overt definition

  • adjective:
    • Open and observable; maybe not concealed, hidden, or key: overt hostility; overt cleverness gathering.
    • Of, relating to, or becoming army or intelligence functions sanctioned or mandated by Congress: overt aid to the rebels.
    • Open rather than key nor hidden.
    • Open to see; general public; evident; manifest. Opposite of concealed.
    • maybe not covert; open; general public; manifest.
    • available and observable; perhaps not secret or concealed
  • others:
    • Open; producing easy passage.
    • simple to your view; apparent; maybe not covert; available; manifest.
    • In heraldry: Having the wings scatter: said of a bird. The wings are represented using the points downward unless blazoned as overt elevated.
    • Open: said of anything that is usually closed: as, a purse overt.

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