[ UK /ə‍ʊvˈɜːt/ ]
[ US /ˈoʊvɝt, oʊˈvɝt/ ]
  1. open and observable; not secret or hidden
    an overt lie
    open ballots
    overt hostility
    overt intelligence gathering
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How To Use overt In A Sentence

  • Some were members of Turkey's elite military class known as "pashas," a title of respect harking back to Ottoman military commanders Monday for allegedly planning to blow up mosques in order to trigger a military takeover and overthrow the WN.com - Photown News
  • When Modin scored from the right circle to make it 3-0, it looked bleak for the Devils, who rallied from one-goal deficits twice before winning Game 2 in overtime. USATODAY.com - Tampa Bay creeps closer to New Jersey with 4-3 win
  • Second, that the entire Reichstag assented to the declarations made by the speakers on Tuesday that the Emperor had exceeded his constitutional prerogatives in private discussion with foreigners concerning Germany's attitude on controverted questions. New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2 Who Began the War, and Why?
  • But Labour's focus on abolishing child poverty is not, as he (deliberately) patronisingly claims, for the "aah" factor. Labourhome
  • Why not put in some overtime at the office and find the company a way to save money, increase efficiency, or improve on a product?
  • And maybe she used to be a Democrat (though my experience is that the coverted are always the most rabid). Hilary Rosen: Harriet and her Friend
  • The former Olympic champion may now have been overtaken, but a debt of gratitude is owed to her by the vibrant new star of her sport. Times, Sunday Times
  • That still eludes much of the antipoverty lobby. Times, Sunday Times
  • Korsibar in time had been overthrown, and Prestimion's sorcerers had sliced his usurpation out of the history of the world. KING OF DREAMS
  • Poverty is something that is contagious and infectious in our community.
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