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defines, 3rd person singular present; defined, past tense; defined, past participle; defining, present participle;
  1. State or describe exactly the nature, scope, or meaning of
    • - the contract will seek to define the client's obligations
  2. Give the meaning of (a word or phrase), esp. in a dictionary

  3. Make up or establish the character of
    • - for some, the football team defines their identity
  4. Mark out the boundary or limits of
    • - clearly defined boundaries
  5. Make clear the outline of; delineate
    • - she defined her eyes by applying eyeshadow

  1. specify: determine the essential quality of
  2. give a definition for the meaning of a word; "Define `sadness'"
  3. determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?"
  4. show the form or outline of; "The tree was clearly defined by the light"; "The camera could define the smallest object"
  5. specify: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
  6. (defined) clearly characterized or delimited; "lost in a maze of words both defined and undefined"; "each child has clearly defined duties"
  7. (Defined (album)) Defined is an album by popera group Amici Forever released in 2005.
  8. (Definition (Jersey album)) Definition is an EP released by Jersey for Fueled by Ramen on May 8, 2001.
  9. (Definition (song)) "Definition" is the first single from Black Star's eponymously titled 1998 album (see 1998 in music). It is produced by Hi-Tek, who samples "The P Is Free" by Boogie Down Productions for the track's beat. ...
  10. (Definition (television series)) Definition was a Canadian television game show, which aired on CTV from 1974 to 1989, and filmed at its flagship studio of CFTO-TV in the former Scarborough, Ontario (which has since become part of Toronto). ...
  11. (The DEFinition) The DEFinition is the tenth studio album by American rapper LL Cool J, issued on Def Jam Recordings. It was released on August 31, 2004 and peaked at #4 on the U.S. Billboard 200. It debuted in the top 5, and The DEFinition went Gold in the United States.
  12. (The Definition (song)) Human is the fifth studio album by American R&B singer Brandy, first released in France in December 2008 and by March 2009 on most international music markets. ...
  13. To determine; To express the essential nature of something; To state the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol; To describe, explain, or make definite and clear; To demark sharply the outlines or limits of an area or concept
  14. (defined) Having a definition or value; Having extreme muscle separation as a result of low body fat
  15. (definition) A statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol (dictionary definitions); A statement expressing the essential nature of something; formulation; The action or process of defining; The act of defining; determination of the limits; A product of defining; The ...
  16. (defined) Having a meaning. Perl thinks that some of the things people try to do are devoid of meaning, in particular, making use of variables that have never been given a value and performing certain operations on data that isn't there. ...
  17. (defined) For a data object, the property of having or being given a valid value.
  18. (Defined) Chiropractic—The science of cause of disease and art of adjusting by hand all sub-luxations of the three hundred articulations of the human skeletal frame, more especially the 52 articulations of the spinal column, for the purpose of freeing impinged nerves, as they emanate thro the ...
  19. (Defined) as a greater-than-expected number of cancer cases that occurs within a group of people in a geographic area over a period of time.
  20. (defined) 1. Fixed conditions of medium, environment and protocol for growth.
  21. (defined) The software process for both management and engineering activities is documented, standardized, and integrated into a standard software process for the organization. ...
  22. (defined) succeeds if an extended predicate is defined . This is useful for testing whether an LSX, for example, is available for use.
  23. (Defining) each term, and specifying a distinct set of terminological attributes (including part of speech, source context, usage status, etc.) that are most pertinent to your organization’s localization workflow
  24. State meaning and identify essential qualities
  25. Definition Group. A grouping of term and its definition. Allowed within the definition listing within the front matter of the catalog. Note that upon output, term and definition normally are laid out in tabular format, possibly separated by an automatically generated colon or hyphen. ...