What does defining mean?

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dɪˈfaɪ nɪŋdefin·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaping, defining(noun)

    any process serving to define the shape of something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defining

    of Define

Editors Contribution

  1. defining

    Verb form of the word define.

    The defining moment for them both was the day they agreed to get married.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2020  

How to pronounce defining?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defining in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of defining in a Sentence

  1. Deutsche Boerse:

    Whether the U.K. is just European or a member of the EU, the merger will create a globally competitive, industry-defining market infrastructure group at the service of European industry.

  2. Elaine Higgleton:

    That instant communication means we have words for things that in the past we wouldn't have bothered defining.

  3. Jane Fonda:

    A lot of other people were defining me, all of them men.

  4. Zina Precht-Rodriguez:

    We have reached our most defining moment in electoral politics where our collective ability to push forward the flagship agendas of our generation will be determined not just by how we vote going into November, but how we mobilize the morning after Election Day, this joint organizing platform will be the universal youth organizing tool of the foreseeable future through the election.

  5. Chad Griffin:

    Defining' sex' in this narrow language tailored to the talking points of anti-equality extremists is part of a deliberate strategy to eliminate federal protections for LGBTQ people.

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