definition

[ def-uh-nish-uh n ]

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFINITION

Merely to abstain from definition was like a load taken off my mind.

Examples will give a better notion of this than can be conveyed by any definition.

You must listen to the definition of a catachresis:—'A catachresis is the boldest of any trope.

The Assistant Commissioner gave this definition in an apologetic voice.

The Century Dictionary will please not copy this definition.

There is no definition for this word—nobody knows what hash is.

The change had already happened which is the test and definition of evening.

This self-denial is the test and definition of self-government.

But nothing could be more one-sided, and in effect untrue, than such a definition.

I think, Mr. Grey, you must admit that my definition of labour is the correct one?

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