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    Def·i·ni·tion
    /ˌdefəˈniSHən/

    noun

    • 1. a statement of the exact meaning of a word, especially in a dictionary: "a dictionary definition of the verb"
    • 2. the degree of distinctness in outline of an object, image, or sound, especially of an image in a photograph or on a screen: "the clarity and definition of pictures can be aided by using computer graphics" Similar clarityclearnessvisibilityprecisionOpposite blurrinessfuzziness
  2. noun. the act of defining, or of making something definite, distinct, or clear: We need a better definition of her responsibilities. the formal statement of the meaning or significance of a word, phrase, idiom, etc., as found in dictionaries. An online dictionary resource, such as Dictionary.com, can give users direct, immediate access to the ...

  3. a. : a statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol. dictionary definitions. b. : a statement expressing the essential nature of something. c. : a product of defining. 2. : the action or process of stating the meaning of a word or word group.

  4. Dictionary definition: a book or digital resource (such as Dictionary.com) containing a selection of words and information about their meanings, pronunciations, etymologies, inflected forms, derived forms, etc., in either the same or another language; lexicon; glossary. See examples of DICTIONARY used in a sentence.

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