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definite

[ def-uh-nit ]SEE DEFINITION OF definite
  • adj.exact, clear
  • adj.fixed, certain, positive

Synonyms for definite

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Antonyms for definite

  • ambiguous
  • doubtful
  • equivocal
  • fuzzy
  • indefinite
  • indistinct
  • inexact
  • obscure
  • questionable
  • uncertain
  • unclear
  • unsure
  • vague
  • imprecise
  • indeterminate
  • not clear
  • undefined
  • unfixed
  • unlimited
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFINITE

Have you formed any definite plans about the manner of going?

The ancient priest who drew it must have placed it there for a definite purpose.

Then she stood up with the air of one who has come to a definite decision.

"Don't put me in the hole," said Moxy, now using the definite article.

At first there had been no definite thought of print in Mr, Edgeworth's mind.

And, when he did not reply immediately: "Have you made any definite plans, K.?"

To live for others as a definite self-conscious aim was not his creed.

While no definite plans had been made, there had been endless assumption.

On the 2nd of September, definite orders to advance were received from Simla.

Here, at last, we got definite information of the Mohmands' intentions.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Latin definitus "defined, bounded, limited," past participle of definire (see define). Definite means "defined, clear, precise, unmistakable;" definitive means "having the character of finality."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEFINITE

absolute

adjectivecertain

assured

adjectiveabsolutely certain
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