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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having an exact signification or positive meaning; precise.

Usage examples (36)
  • The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
  • It is definite that they have won
  • I want a definite answer
  • I have no certain -- "definite" thing to write my lord -- Nero. for more
Tutoring comment
  • He was "definite" (precise; positive) about which "difinitive" (a special postage stamp used as part of a series) he needed to have a "definitive" (conclusive) stamp collection.
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