- Having distinct limits.
- definite dimensions; a definite measure; a definite period or interval
- Elements combine in definite proportions.
- Free from any doubt.
- definite knowledge
- Determined; resolved.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
- (linguistics) Designating an identified or immediately identifiable person or thing, or group of persons or things
- the definite article
having distinct limits
free from any doubt
(linguistics) designating an identified or immediately identifiable person or thing
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definite (plural definites)
- (grammar) A word or phrase that designates a specified or identified person or entity.
- (obsolete) Anything that is defined or determined.
- Second-person plural indicative present form of definire.
- Second-person plural imperative present form of definire.
- Feminine plural of definito.
- definite in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers