Definition synonyms

dĕf'ə-nĭsh'ən
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(Semantics) The objects or concept that a word or phrase denotes, or that which a sentence says.
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The definition of an analogue is a thing or person that is like something else in some ways.
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A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation of the subject.
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(Semantics) The specific entity in the world that a word or phrase identifies or denotes.
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(Countable) An act of interpreting or explaining what is obscure; a translation; a version; a construction.
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A purposefully misleading interpretation or explanation.
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Meaning or significance, especially of a word.
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The definition of an explanation is something that clarifies or makes clear.
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The definition of a description is a statement that gives details about someone or something.
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(Logic, linguistics, semiotics) The primary, literal, or explicit meaning of a word, phrase, or symbol; that which a word denotes, as contrasted with its connotation; the aggregate or set of objects of which a word may be predicated.
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A decision or opinion based on such examination
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(Botany, with respect to a name for a given taxon) Any name for the taxon, usually a validly published, formally accepted one, but often also an unpublished name.
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The opening section of a fugue.
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An interpretation or rendition
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The definition of a drift is a driving force or pressure, the ocean's movement due to winds and currents or a broad and shallow current that moves forward 10 to 15 miles per day.
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A sense is defined as a way that the body perceives external stimuli, or is an awareness or feeling about something.
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The act of opening, unfolding, or explaining; explanation; exposition; interpretation.
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(Slang) Insight or understanding ("to have a clue [about]" or "to have clue". See have a clue, clue stick)
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(Philosophy) The development of the individual from the general or universal.
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That which exemplifies; a case in point; example.
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The definition of an annotation is an added note that explains something in a text.
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A signal, such as a word or action, used to prompt another event in a performance, such as an actor's speech or entrance, a change in lighting, or a sound effect.
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(Bot.) key fruit
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A translated version of a text.
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Expressed meaning of a term
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A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract. See also misrepresentation.
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The definition of characterization is the act of describing or creation of a character in a story or drama.
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(Semantics) A definition of a term within which the term itself appears, and that is well-founded, avoiding an infinite regress.
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The act by which something is expounded.
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The act of formalizing something
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An explanation of a statute, code section, or administrative rule written by the drafters of the statute, section, or rule. See also annotation.
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A restatement of a text or passage in another form or other words, often to clarify meaning.
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The act of clarifying; the act or process of making clear or transparent by freeing visible impurities; particularly, the clearing or fining of liquid substances from feculent matter by the separation of the insoluble particles which prevent the liquid from being transparent.
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(Now rare) The handing-over of a person or thing. [from 17th c.]
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An explanation of the basis or fundamental reasons for something
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A series of explanatory notes or annotations, often forming a treatise on a text
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Expressed meaning of a term
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Determination is defined as a firm intent or a decision which has been reached.
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A limit thus fixed, in full demarcation line.
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The property or degree of being distinct.
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(Countable) The product or result of being sharp.
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The definition of clarity is the quality or condition of being clear or easy to understand.
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The act of surrounding, or the state of being surrounded.
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Anything that circumscribes or a circumscribed area
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Outline is defined as a short or abbreviated version of something.
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(Topology) (of a set) the set of points in the closure of a set , not belonging to the interior of that set.
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The process or result of making limits clear
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(Sciences) Art and science of accurately determining the position of points and the distances between them.
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Words or actions that convey an absurd meaning or no meaning at all
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(Uncountable) The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment. [First attested in the early 16th century.]
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The difference between a computed or estimated result and the actual value, as in mathematics
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The definition of confusion is a state of bewilderment, misunderstanding or chaos.
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The act of one who muddles; confusion; disorderly progress.
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The act, or the result of making a mixture
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(Uncountable) The representation of words in writing.
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The terms or system of terms used in a specific science, art, etc.; nomenclature
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The characteristic of being blurry.
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(Uncountable) The condition of being unclear; vague.
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Doubtfulness or uncertainty as regards interpretation:
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