Definitions for definiteˈdɛf ə nɪt
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precise; explicit and clearly defined
"I want a definite answer"; "a definite statement of the terms of the will"; "a definite amount"; "definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol"; "the wedding date is now definite"; "a definite drop in attendance"
known for certain
"it is definite that they have won"
Anything that is defined or determined.
Having distinct limits.
Free from any doubt.
Designating an identified or immediately identifiable person or thing.
the definite article
having certain or distinct; determinate in extent or greatness; limited; fixed; as, definite dimensions; a definite measure; a definite period or interval
having certain limits in signification; determinate; certain; precise; fixed; exact; clear; as, a definite word, term, or expression
serving to define or restrict; limiting; determining; as, the definite article
a thing defined or determined
Origin: [L. definitis, p. p. of definire: cf. F. dfini. See Define.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'definite' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3604
Rank popularity for the word 'definite' in Adjectives Frequency: #735
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The euro zone economy is showing definite signs of life.
Do definite good first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
I think it’s hard for people to understand that, but there was a definite peace.
The germ of genius with a definite purpose is contagious. Otherwise, it's pathogenic.
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