(noun, adjective)


1. precise; explicit and clearly defined

- I want a definite answer

- a definite statement of the terms of the will

- a definite amount

Similar word(s): clear, defined, certain, decisive, decided, distinct, distinct, explicit, expressed

2. known for certain

- it is definite that they have won

Similar word(s): certain

Sentences with definite as an adjective:

- definite dimensions; a definite measure; a definite period or interval

- definite knowledge

- the definite article


1. (obsolete) Anything that is defined or determined.