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  2. Definition Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

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    a. : a statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol. dictionary definitions. b. : a statement expressing the essential nature of something. c. : a product of defining. 2. : the action or process of stating the meaning of a word or word group.

  3. Definition Definition & Meaning | Dictionary.com

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    noun. the act of defining, or of making something definite, distinct, or clear: We need a better definition of her responsibilities. the formal statement of the meaning or significance of a word, phrase, idiom, etc., as found in dictionaries.

  4. Define Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

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    defined; defining. Synonyms of define. transitive verb. 1. a. : to determine or identify the essential qualities or meaning of. whatever defines us as human. b. : to discover and set forth the meaning of (something, such as a word)

  5. Define Definition & Meaning | Dictionary.com

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    to determine or fix the boundaries or extent of: to define property with stakes. to make clear the outline or form of: The roof was boldly defined against the sky. verb (used without object), de·fined, de·fin·ing. to set forth the meaning of a word, phrase, etc.; construct a definition.

  6. 1. a formal and concise statement of the meaning of a word, phrase, etc. 2. the act of defining a word, phrase, etc. 3. specification of the essential properties of something, or of the criteria which uniquely identify it. 4. the act of making clear or definite.

  7. Definitions Definition & Meaning | Dictionary.com

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    Definitions definition, the plural of definition. See more.

  8. Definition - Definition, Meaning & Synonyms | Vocabulary.com

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    definition. A good definition explains concisely what something means. Dictionaries include definitions, even for the word definition! A definition precisely explains the fundamental state or meaning of something, often given formally as by lexicographers writing a dictionary or legislators writing laws. It can also refer to a sharply detailed image or concept — like how clear the picture is on a high-definition TV or how cut a Calvin Klein model's abs are.

  9. 26 Synonyms of DEFINITION | Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

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    Definition of definition as in description a vivid representation in words of someone or something he gave us his definition of the perfect romantic evening on the town

  10. Definition - Wikipedia

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    A definition is a statement of the meaning of a term (a word, phrase, or other set of symbols). Definitions can be classified into two large categories: intensional definitions (which try to give the sense of a term), and extensional definitions (which try to list the objects that a term describes).

  11. Search Definition & Meaning | Dictionary.com

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    to go or look through (a place, area, etc.) carefully in order to find something missing or lost: They searched the woods for the missing child. I searched the desk for the letter. to look at or examine (a person, object, etc.) carefully in order to find something concealed: He searched the vase for signs of a crack.