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Overview of verb define

The verb define has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (20) specify, define, delineate, delimit, delimitate

(determine the essential quality of)

2. (13) define

(give a definition for the meaning of a word; "Define `sadness'")

3. (9) define

(determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?")

4. (2) define, delineate

(show the form or outline of; "The tree was clearly defined by the light"; "The camera could define the smallest object")

5. specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit

(decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters")

Overview of adj defined

The adj defined has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) defined

(clearly characterized or delimited; "lost in a maze of words both defined and undefined"; "each child has clearly defined duties")

2. defined, outlined

(showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary; "hills defined against the evening sky"; "the setting sun showed the outlined figure of a man standing on the hill") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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