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Definition of Define


  1. To fix the bounds of; to bring to a termination; to end.
  2. To determine or clearly exhibit the boundaries of; to mark the limits of; as, to define the extent of a kingdom or country.
  3. To determine with precision; to mark out with distinctness; to ascertain or exhibit clearly; as, the defining power of an optical instrument.
  4. To determine the precise signification of; to fix the meaning of; to describe accurately; to explain; to expound or interpret; as, to define a word, a phrase, or a scientific term.
  5. To determine; to decide.

Define Quotations

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Harvey Fierstein

Thomas Jefferson Quote
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Thomas Jefferson

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Wayne Dyer

If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive.
Audre Lorde

Virginia Satir Quote
We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.
Virginia Satir
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Define Translations

define in Afrikaans is bepaal
define in German is definieren, definieren, abstecken
define in Latin is termino, designo
define in Norwegian is definere, forklare
define in Portuguese is defina
define in Spanish is definir
define in Swedish is definiera

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