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. Alan Winde:

    It's going to have definite effects on the global market because the market looks at competitors and especially not having to add sulphur ,there's a huge advantage to the process and that changes the brand, it gives you a new brand that the health conscious world looks at so I'm pretty certain on the back of the rooibos brand that's already around the world you will definitely see traction, but then even as a standalone product because its new its innovative it's got a marketing edge and obviously if they do it cleverly they will get market share quite quickly.

  2. Pyotr Verzilov:

    We are sure that the only people that have the capability to target Navalny or myself are Russian security services with definite clearance from Russias political leadership, we believe that Putin definitely is a person who gives that go-ahead in this situation.

  3. Albert Einstein:

    The human mind is not capable of grasping the Universe. We are like a little child entering a huge library. The walls are covered to the ceilings with books in many different tongues. The child knows that someone must have written these books. It does not know who or how. It does not understand the languages in which they are written. But the child notes a definite plan in the arrangement of the books - a mysterious order which it does not comprehend, but only dimly suspects.

  4. Mustafa Barghouti:

    Although the report does not cover the full scale of Israeli violations, it does provide definite proof that the Israeli army and government committed war crimes that should be immediately investigated by the International Criminal Court.

  5. Michel de Montaigne:

    So it is with minds. Unless you keep them busy with some definite subject that will bridle and control them, they throw themselves in disorder hither and yon in the vague field of imagination. ..And there is no mad or idle fancy that they do no bring forth in the agitation.

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