How Do You Spell DEFINITE?

Correct spelling for the English word "definite" is [d_ˈɛ_f_ɪ_n_ə_t], [dˈɛfɪnət], [dˈɛfɪnət]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of DEFINITE

  1. precise; explicit and clearly defined; "I want a definite answer"; "a definite statement of the terms of the will"; "a definite amount"; "definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol"; "the wedding date is now definite"; "a definite drop in attendance"

Common Misspellings for DEFINITE

Below is the list of 798 misspellings for the word "definite".

Usage Examples for DEFINITE

  1. She was one of the old- time people, and I hated to have her go away; but even if she could keep her home she would soon be too feeble to live there alone, and some definite plan must be made for her comfort. - "A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches" by Sarah Orne Jewett
  2. " You see now that it is impossible for me to make a definite home for her, even supposing that she were to agree to such a proposal. - "The Shadow of the East" by E. M. Hull
  3. I had seen someone come down the stairs; that, at any rate, was definite; now I wanted to see him again. - "The Best Psychic Stories" by Various
  4. The United States Government may do the same; but no definite action has yet been taken. - "Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1" by George Boutwell
  5. But before you go away, cannot you give me one definite word of promise and hope- only one word? - "Macleod of Dare" by William Black