Part of speech:
Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
Able to make or see fine distinctions; discerning
To choose; select
Unrestrained or wanton; profligate:
The definition of promiscuous is a lack of discrimination or a person who casually has sex.
Low or lower in quality, value, or estimation:
Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
To rebuff; esp., to deny acceptance, care, love, etc. to (someone)
To wish; to desire; to prefer.
To make a choice
To gather the harvest from:
Selected from or preferred above others:
The definition of exclusive is something that prevents other things from being true or something that is limited in number or the only source of something or something restricted to a limited number of people.
Constituting or belonging to the first, highest, or best group in a system of classification:
Having the difference marked; distinguished by certain tokens.
Discriminating, or distinguishing
(Electronics) Able to reject frequencies other than the one selected or tuned.
More useful, suitable, or desirable:
Strictly distinguished from others; very:
The definition of prize is something that has received an award, is worthy of an award or is the award.
Having a high degree of excellence:
The definition of elite is something prestigious or the best of the best.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
Best means in the greatest advantage or manner.
To get or receive from some source
To give a name or title to; entitle; style
To put before something or someone else in one's liking, opinion, etc.; like better
Refuse is defined as to reject or to decide to not do something.
Marginally different or subtle:
Singled out in preference
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