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Definition of definition:

  1. Act of ascertaining and explaining the signification; a description of a thing by its properties; an explanation of the meaning of a word or term; as, the definition of circle; the definition of wit; an exact definition; a loose definition.
  2. An exact enunciation of the constituents which make up the logical essence.
  3. Description; sort.
  4. Distinctness or clearness, as of an image formed by an optical instrument; precision in detail.
  5. The act of defining; determination of the limits; as, a telescope accurate in definition.

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gloss, commentary, paraphrase, clue, cue, determination, circumscription, signification, distinctness, comment, sharpness, rendering, clarification, demarcation, absurdity, outline, analogue, rationale, confusion, exposition, rendition, translation, boundary, diagnosis, outlining, explication, key, elucidation, delineation, exemplification, synonym, annotation, representation, clarity, sense, nonsense.

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