Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to define: dictionary
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • verb

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


Related Words

decide upon or fix definitely

References in periodicals archive ?
In this activity, if they are able to identify works representative of a specific -ism successfully, the experience may validate for them that style/period classifications are not arbitrary (although they may not be able to define satisfactorily which elements in the works helped them in their classifications).
Because they will be working through some of the issues surrounding how to define modernism (and movements in general), they will more fully grasp the challenges.
The act defines the reporting requirements for reportable diseases for health care providers, medical examiners or coroners, pharmacists and veterinarians.
The act also defines the process to terminate the emergency declaration.
The ISO International Vocabulary of Basic and General Terms in Metrology (VIM) [4] defines calibration as follows:
15 clearly defines corrections as the negative of the estimated systematic error which involves the "true" (not nominal) value associated with the measurand.
Camps are called upon to define their service to the community.
Directors are pressured to define what education camp can offer in the summer, in addition to the traditional nine-month school calendar.
Forward looking statements in this news release include that drilling is expected to start on February 15, 2007 and is expected that drilling will take about a month to two months to complete; that the intention is to define uranium and co-product metal resources in the three pipes to be tested; that the rotary holes will penetrate the center of each geophysical anomaly; that down hole electrical geophysics will be used to identify additional mineralization within a 200 to 300 foot radius out from the rotary holes; that each rotary hole will then be entered by an NQ size (2.
Each of the three target pipes will be drilled with the "mother" reverse circulation air rotary hole designed to penetrate the center of the geophysical anomaly which defines the pipe.
This article defines a new syndrome that significantly influences medical, societal, and political thinking as it relates to health care--myth creation.
that nurses define nursing home care recipients as charges, whose value lies in their ability to be successfully cared for;
280F(d)(5)(A) defines a PA as any four-wheeled vehicle:
This plan defines a future date on which the participant is expected to retire.
464-2(a)(3) may create more confustion than solutions since it defines active participation within the context of farming: