What does defining mean?

Definitions for defining
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

How to pronounce defining?

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

How to say defining in sign language?

  1. defining

Numerology

  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. Nadezhda Prusenkova:

    It is a defining moment for self-identification.

  2. John Feinblatt:

    Gun Safety will be one of the defining issues of 2020.

  3. Jane Fonda:

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

  4. George Will:

    The Berlin Wall is the defining achievement of socialism.

  5. Robert Benchley:

    Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.

Images & Illustrations of defining

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