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def·i·ni·tion

definition

 
pronunciation:
de f nI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of defining or making clear.
synonyms:
clarification, elucidation, interpretation
similar words:
demarcation, explanation
definition 2: the statement of the meaning of a word or phrase.
synonyms:
meaning, sense, signification
similar words:
explanation, gloss, interpretation
definition 3: the state or condition of being defined, sharply outlined, or clearly distinguished.
synonyms:
distinctness, sharpness