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See definition of overtly on Dictionary.com
  • as inaboveboard
  • as inapparently
  • as inclearly

synonyms for overtly

  • honestly
  • frankly
  • on the up and up
  • openly
  • truly
  • truthfully
  • veraciously
  • clearly
  • evidently
  • officially
  • plainly
  • manifestly
  • patently
  • conspicuously
  • expressly
  • indubitably
  • in plain sight
  • openly
  • palpably
  • perceptibly
  • transparently
  • unmistakably

antonyms for overtly

MOST RELEVANT
  • deceitful
  • devious
  • lying
  • shady
  • underhanded
  • vaguely
  • dubiously
  • improbably
  • questionably
  • uncertain
  • unlikely
  • doubtfully
  • dubiously
  • questionably
  • uncertain
  • indefinitely
  • indistinctly
  • vaguely
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How to use overtly in a sentence

One of the infected, the Thais found, was asymptomatic — an early warning that the coronavirus was being spread by those not overtly sick.
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While it is likely considered alternative medicine, we did not feel it was overtly dangerous.
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I think storytelling is so important, and it needs to be about more than just overtly pushing a product.
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Senior executives are also talking much more overtly recently about their sense of civic duty in running a large organization.
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I don’t think they will do anything as clearly and overtly as they have in Ukraine, where it’s possible to imagine a future in which Ukraine becomes an EU member.
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Why is he quietly sitting there in Mekstrom hide while he is overtly grieving over the painful death of his fellow man?
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On the deserted balconies women's heads began to appear, following his maneuvers more or less overtly.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
But you pride yourselves also, not so overtly just now, on always refusing to prepare yourselves to keep that word in deed.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WALTER H. PAGE, VOLUME IBURTON J. HENDRICK
He dared not act overtly against Richard, nor dared to take up arms for him.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
Although they might not overtly resist him, they would be able in a thousand ways to make his residence among them unendurable.
PABO, THE PRIESTSABINE BARING-GOULD
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERTLY

  • frankly
  • honestly
  • on the up and up
  • openly
  • overtly
  • truly
  • truthfully
  • veraciously
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.