Word:

overt

o´vert   Pronunciation: ō`vẽrt´ or ō´vẽrt
a.1.
1.Open to view; public; apparent; manifest. Opposite of hidden.
2.(Law) Not covert; open; public; manifest; as, an overt act of treason.
Adj.1.overt - open and observable; not secret or hidden; "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"
Synonyms: open
Antonyms:
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"

OVERT. Open. An overt act in treason is proof of the intention of the traitor, because it opens his designs; without an overt act treason cannot be committed. 2 Chit: Cr. Law, 40. An overt act then, is one which manifests the intention of the traitor, to commit treason. Archb. Cr. Pl. 379 4 Bl. Com. 79.
     2. The mere contemplation or intention to commit a crime; although a sin in the sight of heaven, is not an act amenable to human laws. The were speculative wantonness of a licentious imagination, however dangerous, or even sanguinary in its object, can in no case amount to a crime. But the moment that any overt act is manifest, the offender becomes amenable to the laws. Vide Attempt; Conspiracy, and Cro. Car. 577.

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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