Synonyms of definition in English:

definition

noun

  • 1 the definition of “intelligence”
    meaning, denotation, sense; interpretation, explanation, elucidation, description, clarification, illustration
  • 2 the definition of the picture
    clarity, visibility, sharpness, crispness, acuteness; resolution, focus, contrast
  • Quote

    A definition is the enclosing a wilderness of idea within a wall of words.
    Samuel Butler, British novelist

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