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definite

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definite (comparative more definite, superlative most definite)

  1. Having distinct limits.
    definite dimensions; a definite measure; a definite period or interval
    • Whewell
      Elements combine in definite proportions.
  2. Free from any doubt.
    definite knowledge
  3. Determined; resolved.
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  4. (linguistics) Designating an identified or immediately identifiable person or thing.
    the definite article

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NounEdit

definite (plural definites)

  1. (obsolete) Anything that is defined or determined.

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VerbEdit

definite

  1. Second-person plural indicative present form of definire.
  2. Second-person plural imperative present form of definire.

AdjectiveEdit

definite

  1. Feminine plural of definito.

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VerbEdit

dēfīnīte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēfīniō