Definitions for define

Definitions for (verb) define

Main entry: limit, set, specify, define, determine, fix

Definition: decide upon or fix definitely

Usage: fix the variables; specify the parameters

Main entry: define

Definition: give a definition for the meaning of a word

Usage: Define `sadness'

Main entry: specify, define, delimit, delimitate, delineate

Definition: determine the essential quality of

Main entry: define

Definition: determine the nature of

Usage: What defines a good wine?

Main entry: define, delineate

Definition: show the form or outline of

Usage: The tree was clearly defined by the light; The camera could define the smallest object

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