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definite

def·i·nite

definite

 
 
pronunciation:
de f niht
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: clear or exact.
I have no definite plans for Friday night.
synonyms:
explicit, precise
antonyms:
indefinite, undecided
similar words:
clear, decisive, distinct, specific
definition 2: known without a doubt; certain; sure.
You have no definite proof that she stole your lunch.
synonyms:
certain, clear
antonyms:
doubtful, uncertain
similar words:
decisive, positive, sure
derivation: definiteness (n.)
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  • definitely:
    known for sure; certainly.
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