Sentence Examples


  • The new guest smiled in return but gave no overt sign of knowing the woman.
  • An overt breach with Athens was now inevitable.
  • He buried the necklace again, satisfied the Others would have no overt reason to grab her.
  • In December 1774, as a militia captain he assisted in the capture of Fort William and Mary at New Castle, New Hampshire, one of the first overt acts of the American colonists against the property of the crown.
  • A revolt which broke out in Greece, mainly on religious grounds, was crushed by the imperial fleet (727), and two years later, by deposing the patriarch of Constantinople, Leo suppressed the overt opposition of the capital.