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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Greg McBride:

    Twenty years ago, there was a definite advantage to teaching somebody that pain you feel when you part with cold hard cash, but now kids understand numbers on the screen. They don't have to actually see a stack of $100 bills to understand.

  2. Michael Rogers:

    Three definite hits: biometrics, large screen home displays, video telephone calls, skype and FaceTime are part of everyday usage; by the end of the decade I think it will be totally natural for younger users to transition from text to audio to video in a single call, depending on the content at the moment.

  3. Arsene Wenger:

    I don't think the situation is definite, that can change very quickly, and although I don't know the situation well overall, Ozil made a comment and after, when you make a comment about your individual opinion, you accept the consequences of it, first of all Mesut Ozil has freedom of speech like everyone else and he uses his notoriety to express his opinions, what is not necessarily shared by everybody but he has the right to do that.

  4. David Mitchell:

    There’s a definite shortage of popular silver coins developing (especially North American coins), however, we’re still able to source 1,000 oz good delivery bars at nearly the same premiums for now.

  5. Kerri Strug:

    You never want to say anybody is a definite shoo-in but Simone's performance in the past have been spectacular, and I don't anticipate her faltering.

Images & Illustrations of definite

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