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Etymology[]

< Middle English definen < Old French definer < Latin dēfīniō (limit, settle, define) < + fīniō (set a limit, bound, end)

Pronunciation[]

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  • Rhymes: -aɪn

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Define

Third person singular
defin

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Define (third-person singular simple present defin, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To determine.
  2. To express the essential nature of something.
  3. To state the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol.
  4. To describe, explain, or make definite and clear.
  5. To demark sharply the outlines or limits of an area or concept.

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Galician[]

Verb[]

Define

  1. third-person singular present indicative of definir.
  2. second-person singular imperative of definir.

Spanish[]

Verb[]

Define (infinitive definir)

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of definir.
  2. informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of definir.

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