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Synonyms for define

Synonyms for define

determine the essential quality of

give a definition for the meaning of a word

determine the nature of

show the form or outline of


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decide upon or fix definitely

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From the point of view that we have been hitherto adopting, we might define them as the appearances of objects at places from which sense-organs and the suitable parts of the nervous system form part of the intervening medium.
Only then, expressing known historic facts by equations and comparing the relative significance of this factor, can we hope to define the unknown.
The power to define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offenses against the law of nations, belongs with equal propriety to the general government, and is a still greater improvement on the articles of Confederation.
For men define the term 'above' as the contrary of 'below', when it is the region at the centre they mean by 'below'; and this is so, because nothing is farther from the extremities of the universe than the region at the centre.
The basic lesson that modernism teaches, more clearly perhaps than any other -ism (in French studies, at least), is that one can and in fact must define each term one uses each time one uses it.
With your expert guidance, each patient can define success for themselves, on their own terms, and then go on to achieve it.
OSDL is committed to accelerating Linux use in enterprise-class datacenters by working with IT vendors, IT managers, and the Linux development community in an open environment to define what we need to bring Linux into widespread use in datacenters," said Stuart Cohen, CEO of OSDL.
Finally, constraint policies define the inherent advantages and limitations of the network storage components, such as Fibre Channel servers, switches, and/or storage arrays.
The Bill erroneously or inadequately defines or completely fails to define several key terms.
The Model State Emergency Powers Act is a sample law designed to define the powers public health officials need during a public health emergency.
These conditions may differ significantly from those that define the measurand; in particular it may include a range of influence quantities or specify a particular set of conditions that differ from those that define the measurand.