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Synonyms for overt
oʊˈvɜrt, ˈoʊ vɜrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overt, open(adj)

    open and observable; not secret or hidden

    "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"; "open ballots"

    Synonyms:
    exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, open, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    backstair, disguised, furtive, black, ulterior, masked, hush-hush, underground, backstairs, behind-the-scenes, surreptitious, unrevealed, secret, subterranean, under-the-table, collusive, sub-rosa, clandestine, under wraps(p), cloak-and-dagger, undercover, subterraneous, hole-and-corner(a), covert, undisclosed, hugger-mugger, cloaked, conniving

Wiktionary

  1. overt(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    covert

  2. overt(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    covert

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. overt

    That is apparent which clearly appears to the senses or to the mind as soon as the attention is directed toward it; that is evident of which the mind is made sure by some inference that supplements the facts of perception; the marks of a struggle were apparent in broken shrubbery and trampled ground, and the finding of a mutilated body and a rifled purse made it evident that robbery and murder had been committed. That is manifest which we can lay the hand upon; manifest is thus stronger than evident, as touch is more absolute than sight; that the picture was a modern copy of an ancient work was evident, and on comparison with the original its inferiority was manifest. That is obvious which is directly in the way so that it can not be missed; as, the application of the remark was obvious. Visible applies to all that can be perceived by the sense of sight, whether the noonday sun, a ship on the horizon, or a microscopic object. Discernible applies to that which is dimly or faintly visible, requiring strain and effort in order to be seen; as, the ship was discernible through the mist. That is conspicuous which stands out so as necessarily or strikingly to attract the attention. Palpable and tangible express more emphatically the thought of manifest.

    Synonyms:
    apparent, clear, conspicuous, discernible, distinct, evident, glaring, indubitable, manifest, obvious, open, palpable, patent, perceptible, plain, tangible, transparent, unmistakable, visible

    Antonyms:
    concealed, covert, dark, hidden, impalpable, impenetrable, imperceptible, invisible, latent, obscure, occult, secret, undiscovered, unimagined, unknown, unseen, unthought-of

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. overt

    Synonyms:
    deliberate, public, open, avowed, manifest

    Antonyms:
    covert, secret, implied, clandestine, furtive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overt(a.)

    Synonyms:
    open, manifest, public, patent, notorious, glaring

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overt(a)

    Synonyms:
    public, apparent, unconcealed, patent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    open, flagrant, manifest, apparent, blatant, evident, obvious

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How to use overt in a sentence?

  1. Mark Wu:

    It would be a much more dramatic step to declare China to be an enemy power with which the U.S. is at war, given the president has at times touted his friendship with and respect for President Xi (Jinping), that would amount to an overt declaration, while IEEPA would allow the Trump administration to take similar actions without as large of a diplomatic cost.

  2. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    They created the myth of nuclear weapons so they could say the Islamic Republic is a source of threat. No, the source of threat is America itself, with its unrestrained, destabilising interventions, the other side is methodically and shamelessly threatening us militarily ... even if they did not make these overt threats, we would have to be prepared.

  3. Andrew Lebovich:

    The possible introduction of IS operations in Tunisia could be the start of renewed targeting of civilians in the region, and also push al Qaeda-linked groups who have for some time targeted largely political and military targets back toward more overt attacks against civilians.

  4. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    The other side is methodically and shamelessly threatening us militarily ... even if they did not make these overt threats, we would have to be prepared.

  5. Eswar Prasad:

    The Trump administration seems to regard overt threats, including tariffs and repudiation of previous agreements, as a key element for gaining leverage in trade negotiations.


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