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definite meaning

EN[ˈdɛfɪnɪt] [ˈdɛfənɪt]
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    Definition of definite in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdefinitesPREdé-SUF-ite
    1. OBS Anything that is defined or determined.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore definiteSUPmost definite
      1. Having distinct limits.
        1. definite dimensions; a definite measure; a definite period or interval
      2. Free from any doubt.
        1. definite knowledge
      3. Determined; resolved.
        1. (linguistics) Designating an identified or immediately identifiable person or thing.
          1. the definite article
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • "Dog-robber" has a definite significance to some army men; but unless one has spent some time in uniform he will probably have to search long for its meaning: an officer's servant or striker.
          • A definite hit is the paidakia, four excellent small Colorado lamb chops, cooked medium-rare as requested, accompanied by a deep-fried potato patty.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of definite for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "definite" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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