Example sentences for: ostensive

How can you use “ostensive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Unless ostensive objects are thus pointed to and identified, how could anyone ever learn their names?)

  • This closure of tasks, measurements, records, and linkages that propagates macroscopic work seems to constitute at least an ostensive definition, a definition by example, of “organization.”

  • It works much of the time, particularly for highly denotative ostensive objects; but it creates ludicrous results when applied to simple things.

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