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"
known for certain
"it is definite that they have won"
Anything that is defined or determined.
Having distinct limits.
Free from any doubt.
Designating an identified or immediately identifiable person or thing.
the definite article
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from definitus, Latin.
Hither to your arbour divers times he repaired, and here, by your means, had the sight of the goddess, who in a definite compass can set forth infinite beauty. Philip Sidney, b. i.
Ideots, in this case of favour, would
Be wisely definite. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
In a charge of adultery, the accuser ought to set forth, in the accusatory libel or inquisition, which succeeds in the place of accusation, some certain and definite time. John Ayliffe, Parerg.
Thing explained or defined.
Etymology: from the adjective.
If these things are well considered, special bastardy is nothing else but the definition of the general; and the general, again, is nothing else but a definite of the special. John Ayliffe.
having certain or distinct; determinate in extent or greatness; limited; fixed; as, definite dimensions; a definite measure; a definite period or interval
having certain limits in signification; determinate; certain; precise; fixed; exact; clear; as, a definite word, term, or expression
serving to define or restrict; limiting; determining; as, the definite article
a thing defined or determined
Etymology: [L. definitis, p. p. of definire: cf. F. dfini. See Define.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'definite' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3604
Rank popularity for the word 'definite' in Adjectives Frequency: #735
The numerical value of definite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of definite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Learn to limit yourself, to content yourself with some definite thing, and some definite work; dare to be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not and to believe in your own individuality.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
Learn to limit yourself, to content yourself with some definite thing, and some definite work dare to be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not and to believe in your own individuality.
I think it’s hard for people to understand that, but there was a definite peace.
With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed inflammation of the sentence structure and definite hardening of the paragraphs.
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