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Definition of Definite

Definite

  1. Having certain or distinct; determinate in extent or greatness; limited; fixed; as, definite dimensions; a definite measure; a definite period or interval.
  2. Having certain limits in signification; determinate; certain; precise; fixed; exact; clear; as, a definite word, term, or expression.
  3. Determined; resolved.
  4. Serving to define or restrict; limiting; determining; as, the definite article.
  5. A thing defined or determined.

Definite Quotations

Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
Arnold J. Toynbee

I can plod. I can persevere in any definite pursuit. To this I owe everything.
William Carey

The sound of colors is so definite that it would be hard to find anyone who would express bright yellow with base notes, or dark lake with the treble.
Wassily Kandinsky

In fourth grade, I learned that reading was serious business, not just a pleasant way to pass the time, and that like medicine or engineering, it had a definite, valuable purpose: to foster 'comprehension.'
Walter Kirn

Ill give you a definite maybe.
Samuel Goldwyn
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Definite Translations

definite in Dutch is onherroepelijk, definitief
definite in German is eindeutig
definite in Norwegian is bestemt
definite in Portuguese is definitivo
definite in Spanish is definido
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