adverb see ostensive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ostensively — Os*ten sive*ly, adv. In an ostensive manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ostensively — See ostensive. * * * …   Universalium

  • ostensively — adverb a) In an ostensive manner. b) Ostensibly …   Wiktionary

  • ostensively — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb On the surface: apparently, evidently, externally, ostensibly, outwardly, seemingly, superficially. Idioms: on the face of it, to all appearances. See SURFACE …   English dictionary for students

  • ostensively — É‘ stensɪvlɪ /É’ adv. with demonstration, while being shown to be such; ostensibly, professedly, as it were …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ostensively — os·ten·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • ostensively — adverb see ostensive * * * ostensˈively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑ostensible …   Useful english dictionary

  • ostensive — ostensively, adv. /o sten siv/, adj. 1. clearly or manifestly demonstrative. 2. ostensible. [1595 1605; < ML ostensivus, equiv. to L ostens(us), var. of ostentus ptp. of ostendere to present, display (o(b)s , var. of ob OB + tend(ere) to stretch… …   Universalium

  • Private language argument — The private language argument is a philosophical argument introduced by Ludwig Wittgenstein in his later work, especially in the Philosophical Investigations [Wittgenstein introduced the notion in §243, and argues for its impossibility in §244… …   Wikipedia

  • semantics — semanticist /si man teuh sist/, semantician /see man tish euhn/, n. /si man tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. Ling. a. the study of meaning. b. the study of linguistic development by classifying and examining changes in meaning and form. 2.… …   Universalium

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