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In general, any personal property that may be sold; many of the statutes define it.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The magnitude, and variety, and demands of the objects embraced by it, define the times necessary for engaging in it.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
I suppose the more experience a man has had of life the more he hesitates to define what love really is.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Cruelty is another cause, almost as general, though more difficult to define.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The terms of the covenant must, therefore, define the designed extent of the objects of his death.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
We must here repeat what Locke has so strongly urged—Define your terms.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
We must never lose sight of the great rule—Define your terms.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
We may partly define Mistral's art in stating that it is utterly unlike that of Lamartine.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The girl's face had a sort of hard impatience in it, though mingled with something else also—something very difficult to define.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
So true is this that many authors, with good reason, define a paragraph as a group of sentences treating a single topic.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DEFINE

  • assign
  • bid
  • charge
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  • direct
  • enjoin
  • prescribe
  • tell
  • warn
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