overt

Definition of overt

o´vert   Pronunciation: ō`vẽrt´ or ō´vẽrt
a.1.
1.Open to view; public; apparent; manifest. Opposite of hidden.
Overt and apparent virtues bring forth praise.
- Bacon.
2.(Law) Not covert; open; public; manifest; as, an overt act of treason.
No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.

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apparent, bald, bare, clear, clear-cut, disclosed, evident, exposed, manifest, naked, observable, obvious, open as day, open to all, patent, public, revealed, unclassified, unconcealed, visible
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