• seeming or said to be true or real but very possibly not true or real
    1. The ostensible reason for his visit was to see an old friend. [=he said the reason was to see an old friend, but the real reason may have been something different]
    2. The ostensible [=apparent] purpose of the article is to encourage young adults to vote.

Những từ liên quan với OSTENSIBLE

outward, specious, apparent, professed, avowed, demonstrative, seeming, purported, likely