What does definite mean?

Definitions for definiteˈdɛf ə nɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word definite.

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"


  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

  2. Definite(adj)

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

  3. Definite(adj)

    determined; resolved

  4. Definite(adj)

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

  5. Definite(noun)

    a thing defined or determined

  6. Origin: [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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barbara King:

    Koko shows definite comprehension of spoken English.

  2. Manfed Huebner:

    The euro zone economy is showing definite signs of life.

  3. John Lancaster Spalding:

    Do definite good first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.

  4. John Lancaster Spalding:

    Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.

  5. Dorothy Cochrane:

    There’s no definite evidence that anyone has got as to where she ended up.

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