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Definitions of define:
  • verb:   determine the nature of
    Example: "What defines a good wine?"
  • verb:   delineate the form or outline of
    Example: "The tree was clearly defined by the light"
  • verb:   give a definition for the meaning of a word
    Example: "Define `sadness'"
  • verb:   determine the essential quality of

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See define used in context: 242 poetry verses, 4 Shakespeare works, 24 definitions

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