Definition for DEF'IN-ITE

DEF'IN-ITE, a. [L. definitus.]

  1. Having certain limits; bounded with precision; determinate; as, a definite extent of land; definite dimensions; definite measure.
  2. Having certain limits in signification; determinate; certain; precise; as, a definite word, term, or expression.
  3. Fixed; determinate; exact; precise; as, a definite time or period.
  4. Defining; limiting; determining the extent; as, a definite word.

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