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definite article in English grammar, the article "the," which restricts or particularizes the noun or noun equivalent that it modifies. (Cf. indefinite article.)
definitely without a doubt; positively. [2 definitions]
definition the act of defining or making clear. [3 definitions]
definitive most reliable, complete, or authoritative. [3 definitions]
deflate to cause to shrink or collapse, esp. by releasing air or gas. [4 definitions]
deflation the action or condition of collapsing or being collapsed or depressed, as by release of contained air. [2 definitions]
deflect to turn aside or slant away from a straight course; swerve.
deflectable combined form of deflect.
deflection the act or fact of being deflected. [3 definitions]
deflower to end a woman's virginity by sexual intercourse. [3 definitions]
defog to remove the condensed moisture or fog from (a mirror, windshield, or the like).
defoliant a chemical spray or dust that causes plants' leaves to drop off.
defoliate to remove the leaves of (a tree or the like). [4 definitions]
deforest to remove the trees or forests from.
deforestation the removal of forest or trees from an area of land.
deform to damage or distort the shape or form of; misshape; mutilate. [4 definitions]
deformable combined form of deform.
deformation the act of deforming or condition of being deformed. [2 definitions]
deformed having a disfigured, warped, or distorted shape; misshapen.
deformity the condition of being deformed, misshapen, or distorted. [3 definitions]
defraud to deprive of something by wrongful and usu. unlawful deception; cheat; swindle.