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definite

adjective absolute, accurate, actual, allowed, ascertained, assured, attested, authoritative, axiomatic, beeond all dispute, beyond all question, bound, bounded with precision, categorical, certain, certified, certus, clear, conclusive, confident, constitutus, convinced, correct, decided, decisive, definitus, demonstrable, determinate, distinct, doubtless, ensured, established, evident, evidential, exact, existing, express, firm, fixed, fully conninced, granted, guaranteed, having fixed limits, immutable, inappealable, incommutable, incontestable, indisputable, indubious, indubitable, inescapable, inevasible, inevitable, inexorable, inflexible, insured, invariable, inviolate, irrefragable, irrefutable, irresistible, irreversible, irrevocable, persuaded, positive, precisely bounded, quantified, questionless, real, reliable, resolute, satisfied, secure, settled, stated, strictly defined, tested, true, unchanging, unconfuted, uncontested, undisputed, undoubting, unequivocal, unerring, unfaltering, unhesitating, unimpeachable, univocal, unmistakable, unqualified, unquestioned, unrefuted, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwavering, veritable, well-defined, well-marked
Associated concepts: definite and certain, definite class, deffnite description, definite failure of issue, definite interest, definite location, definite period, definite quantity, definite sentence, definite term
See also: absolute, actual, apparent, axiomatic, categorical, certain, clear, cogent, cognizable, coherent, conclusive, concrete, conspicuous, corporeal, decisive, definitive, demonstrable, determinative, distinct, dogmatic, explicit, express, factual, fixed, inappealable, incontestable, incontrovertible, individual, indubious, inevitable, irrevocable, limited, official, overt, palpable, particular, perceptible, peremptory, positive, precise, reliable, resounding, separate, several, specific, tangible, unalienable, unalterable, unambiguous, unequivocal
References in classic literature ?
I cannot say anything definite, for I do not know anything definite.
As for the date of our departure, it is still impossible for me to give you any definite information.
Order implies a proper beginning, arrangement, progress, and a definite ending.
Meter, the distinguishing formal mark of poetry and all verse, is merely rhythm which is regular in certain fundamental respects, roughly speaking is rhythm in which the recurrence of stressed syllables or of feet with definite time-values is regular.
So, like every young man who takes a dislike to the career marked out for him, I rambled about the streets for whole days together; I strolled along the quays, through the museums and public gardens, making no attempt to arrive at a clear understanding of my position, and without a single definite idea in my head.
I worked with enthusiasm, I had a definite aim before me, I had found the encouragement I needed.
Discomfort" is a property of a sensation or other mental occurrence, consisting in the fact that the occurrence in question stimulates voluntary or reflex movements tending to produce some more or less definite change involving the cessation of the occurrence.
A mental occurrence of any kind--sensation, image, belief, or emotion--may be a cause of a series of actions, continuing, unless interrupted, until some more or less definite state of affairs is realized.
At any rate, he had been on the very verge of proposing to Claire when the interruption had occurred, and in bed that night, reviewing the affair, he had been appalled at the narrowness of his escape from taking a definite step.
It is enough to say that Dudley Pickering was definite.
There is nothing definite until you get him on the field playing.
Migraine-specific drug prescriptions were filled by 11% of the individuals with definite migraine and 3% of those with probable migraine.