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Definition 1: represented or appearing as such; pretended - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ostensive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity

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(ostensive is similar to ...) not genuine; imitating something superior

"counterfeit emotion" "counterfeit money" "counterfeit works of art" "a counterfeit prince"

Definition 2: manifestly demonstrative - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(ostensive is similar to ...) serving to instruct or enlighten or inform

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