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Definition of Ostensible

Ostensible
Ostensible Os*ten"si*ble, a. [From L. ostensus, p. p. of ostendere to show, prop., to stretch out before; fr. prefix obs- (old form of ob-) + tendere to stretch. See Tend.] 1. Capable of being shown; proper or intended to be shown. [R.] --Walpole. 2. Shown; exhibited; declared; avowed; professed; apparent; -- often used as opposed to real or actual; as, an ostensible reason, motive, or aim. --D. Ramsay.

Meaning of Ostensible from wikipedia

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