What does Definite mean?

Definitions for Definite
ˈdɛf ə nɪtDef·i·nite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. definite(adj)

    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"

  2. definite(adj)

    known for certain

    "it is definite that they have won"

Wiktionary

  1. definite(Noun)

    Anything that is defined or determined.

  2. definite(Adjective)

    Having distinct limits.

  3. definite(Adjective)

    Free from any doubt.

  4. definite(Adjective)

    Designating an identified or immediately identifiable person or thing.

    the definite article

Webster Dictionary

  1. Definite(adj)

    having certain or distinct; determinate in extent or greatness; limited; fixed; as, definite dimensions; a definite measure; a definite period or interval

    Etymology: [L. definitis, p. p. of definire: cf. F. dfini. See Define.]

  2. Definite(adj)

    having certain limits in signification; determinate; certain; precise; fixed; exact; clear; as, a definite word, term, or expression

    Etymology: [L. definitis, p. p. of definire: cf. F. dfini. See Define.]

  3. Definite(adj)

    determined; resolved

    Etymology: [L. definitis, p. p. of definire: cf. F. dfini. See Define.]

  4. Definite(adj)

    serving to define or restrict; limiting; determining; as, the definite article

    Etymology: [L. definitis, p. p. of definire: cf. F. dfini. See Define.]

  5. Definite(noun)

    a thing defined or determined

    Etymology: [L. definitis, p. p. of definire: cf. F. dfini. See Define.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Definite' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3604

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Definite' in Adjectives Frequency: #735

How to pronounce Definite?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Definite in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Definite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Definite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Definite in a Sentence

  1. Robin Patel:

    If you don’t need an antibiotic, there are definite downsides to taking one.

  2. Megan Huchko:

    We see this increasing understanding that people need access to reproductive health services and this feels like a definite step backwards when talking about medicines and vaccines, but explicitly excluding reproductive health.

  3. Andrew Witty:

    We are well on the way and at the end of that journey it gives us options, i think it is the right thing for us to be talking about. It requires a certain level of acceptance of the uncertain - we are not giving you a definite 'Yes' or 'No'.

  4. Hisashi Mizutori:

    What's unique is beauty and youthful vigor. There's a definite youthful energy, japanese gymnastics has always been known for its beauty, and now it's a matter of combining these well.

  5. James Grover Thurber:

    With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed inflammation of the sentence structure and definite hardening of the paragraphs.

Images & Illustrations of Definite

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