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defining

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  • verbgive description
  • verbdelimit, outline
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Synonyms for defining

verb give description
  • characterize
  • construe
  • decide
  • delineate
  • describe
  • designate
  • detail
  • determine
  • exemplify
  • explain
  • illustrate
  • interpret
  • prescribe
  • represent
  • specify
  • spell out
  • ascertain
  • assign
  • denominate
  • denote
  • dub
  • elucidate
  • entitle
  • etch
  • expound
  • formalize
  • label
  • name
  • tag
  • translate
  • call a spade a spade
  • lay it out
  • nail it down

Antonyms for defining

  • confuse
  • hesitate
  • hide
  • misrepresent
  • obscure
  • distort
  • tangle
  • twist
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representing

adjective. purporting to depict
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.