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Definition 1: precise; explicit and clearly defined - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where definite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

(definite is similar to ...) definite but not specified or identified

"set aside a certain sum each week" "to a certain degree" "certain breeds do not make good pets" "certain members have not paid their dues" "a certain popular teacher" "a certain Mrs. Jones"

(definite is similar to ...) unmistakable

"had a decisive lead in the polls"

(definite is similar to ...) recognizable; marked

"noticed a distinct improvement" "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"

(means also ...) readily apparent to the mind

"a clear and present danger" "a clear explanation" "a clear case of murder" "a clear indication that she was angry" "gave us a clear idea of human nature"

(means also ...) clearly characterized or delimited

"lost in a maze of words both defined and undefined" "each child has clearly defined duties"

(means also ...) easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined

"a distinct flavor" "a distinct odor of turpentine" "a distinct outline" "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette" "distinct fingerprints"

(means also ...) precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication

"explicit instructions" "she made her wishes explicit" "explicit sexual scenes"

Definition 2: known for certain - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where definite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it is definite that they have won

(definite is similar to ...) established beyond doubt or question; definitely known

"what is certain is that every effect must have a cause" "it is certain that they were on the bus" "his fate is certain" "the date for the invasion is certain"

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