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Meanings of Defines:

verb

State or describe exactly the nature, scope, or meaning of.

Usage examples:

The contract will seek to define the client's obligations

Definiendum

dɪˌfɪnɪˈɛndəm

Meanings of Definiendum:

noun

A word, phrase, or symbol which is the subject of a definition, especially in a dictionary entry, or which is introduced into a logical system by being defined.

Usage examples:

The former is defined, by the ancient logic texts i love, as when a definition uses the same terms …

Definiens

dɪˈfɪnɪɛnz

Meanings of Definiens:

noun

A word, phrase, or symbolic expression used to define something, especially in a dictionary entry, or introducing a word or symbol into a logical system by providing a statement of its meaning.

Usage examples:

He required of definition that the definiens (the statement of definition) should be synonymous wit…

Definientia

dɪˈfɪnɪɛnz

Meanings of Definientia:

noun

A word, phrase, or symbolic expression used to define something, especially in a dictionary entry, or introducing a word or symbol into a logical system by providing a statement of its meaning.

Usage examples:

He required of definition that the definiens (the statement of definition) should be synonymous wit…

Defining

dɪˈfaɪ.nɪŋ

Meanings of Defining:

verb

State or describe exactly the nature, scope, or meaning of.

Usage examples:

The contract will seek to define the client's obligations
adjective

A defining moment, feature, etc. is so important that it is or becomes part of the basic meaning or description of something.

Usage examples:

Winning this contest was the defining moment of her life., the attacks were the defining event of h…

Definite

ˈdef.ɪ.nət

Meanings of Definite:

adjective

Clearly stated or decided; not vague or doubtful.

Usage examples:

We had no definite plans

Definitely

ˈdef.ɪ.nət.li

Meanings of Definitely:

adverb

Without doubt (used for emphasis).

Usage examples:

I shall definitely be at the airport to meet you

Meanings of Definition:

noun

A statement of the exact meaning of a word, especially in a dictionary.

Usage examples:

A dictionary definition of the verb

Meanings of Definitional:

adjective

Relating to the exact meaning of a word or concept.

Usage examples:

Gilbert makes a definitional distinction between ‘miners' towns’ and ‘mining towns’

Definitions

ˌdef.ɪˈnɪʃ.ən

Meanings of Definitions:

noun

A statement of the exact meaning of a word, especially in a dictionary.

Usage examples:

A dictionary definition of the verb

Definitive

dɪˈfɪn.ɪ.tɪv

Meanings of Definitive:

adjective

(of a conclusion or agreement) done or reached decisively and with authority.

Usage examples:

A definitive decision
noun

A definitive postage stamp.

Usage examples:

Low-value british definitives simply have a portrait of the reigning monarch

Definitively

dɪˈfɪnɪtɪvli

Meanings of Definitively:

adverb

Decisively and with authority; conclusively.

Usage examples:

The benefits of this therapy have never been definitively proven

Deflagrate

ˈdɛfləɡreɪt

Meanings of Deflagrate:

verb

Burn or cause to burn away with a sudden flame and rapid, sharp combustion.

Usage examples:

The current will deflagrate some of the particles

Deflagrated

ˈdɛfləɡreɪt

Meanings of Deflagrated:

verb

Burn or cause to burn away with a sudden flame and rapid, sharp combustion.

Usage examples:

The current will deflagrate some of the particles

Deflagrates

ˈdɛfləɡreɪt

Meanings of Deflagrates:

verb

Burn or cause to burn away with a sudden flame and rapid, sharp combustion.

Usage examples:

The current will deflagrate some of the particles

Deflagrating

ˈdɛfləɡreɪt

Meanings of Deflagrating:

verb

Burn or cause to burn away with a sudden flame and rapid, sharp combustion.

Usage examples:

The current will deflagrate some of the particles

Deflagration

dɛfləˈɡreɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Deflagration:

noun

The action of heating a substance until it burns away rapidly.

Usage examples:

Other times, depending on the casement, whether it is plastic or metal, especially metal, it will d…

Deflate

dɪˈfleɪt

Meanings of Deflate:

verb

Let air or gas out of (a tyre, balloon, or similar object).

Usage examples:

He deflated one of the tyres

Deflated

dɪˈfleɪ.tɪd

Meanings of Deflated:

adjective

Having been emptied of air or gas.

Usage examples:

A deflated balloon
verb

Let air or gas out of (a tyre, balloon, or similar object).

Usage examples:

He deflated one of the tyres

Deflates

dɪˈfleɪt

Meanings of Deflates:

verb

Let air or gas out of (a tyre, balloon, or similar object).

Usage examples:

He deflated one of the tyres

Deflating

dɪˈfleɪt

Meanings of Deflating:

verb

Let air or gas out of (a tyre, balloon, or similar object).

Usage examples:

He deflated one of the tyres

Deflation

dɪˈfleɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Deflation:

noun

The action or process of deflating or being deflated.

Usage examples:

The deflation of the illusion that the 1960s were a perpetual party

Deflationary

dɪˈfleɪ.ʃən.ər.i

Meanings of Deflationary:

adjective

Characterized by or tending to cause economic deflation.

Usage examples:

The deflationary effect of higher taxes

Meanings of Deflations:

noun

The action or process of deflating or being deflated.

Usage examples:

The deflation of the illusion that the 1960s were a perpetual party

Deflator

dɪˈfleɪtər

Meanings of Deflator:

noun

A figure that is used to change current prices or wages so that they can be compared to past prices or wages, by removing the effect of inflation

Usage examples:

The gdp deflator - the overall inflation measure covering all price changes in the economy and not …

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