definite definition

  • adjective:
    • Having distinct limits: definite restrictions in the purchase of alcoholic beverages.
    • Indisputable; particular: a certain triumph.
    • demonstrably defined; clearly exact: an absolute statement of this regards to the will. See Synonyms at explicit.
    • Grammar Limiting or particularizing.
    • Botany Of a specified number maybe not exceeding 20, as particular flowery organs, specifically stamens.
    • Botany Cymose; determinate.
    • Having distinct restrictions.
    • clear of any doubt.
    • Designating an identified or instantly recognizable person or thing.
    • Having specific or distinct; determinate in level or success; limited; fixed
    • Having certain restrictions in signification; determinate; certain; precise; fixed; specific; clear.
    • Determined; dealt with.
    • Serving to determine or limit; limiting; deciding.
    • precise; explicit and clearly defined
    • known for specific
  • noun:
    • Anything that is defined or determined.
    • A thing defined or determined.
    • anything defined.
  • others:
    • Having fixed limitations; bounded with precision; determinate: as, definite dimensions; definite measure.
    • Expressly or exactly prescribed, fixed, or established.
    • Having obvious limitations in signification; determinate; specific accurate: as, a certain word, term, or phrase.
    • Fixed; determinate; exact.
    • In sentence structure, determining; restricting: applied to the content the and its particular correspondents various other languages.
    • In botany: Of a continuing number, maybe not surpassing twenty: because, stamens definite.
    • restricted in development: since, an absolute inflorescence. See centrifugal inflorescence, under centrifugal.

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