DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

5 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·fin·i·tive /dɪˈfɪnətɪv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·fin·i·tive /dɪˈfɪnətɪv/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·fin·i·tive a.
 1. Determinate; positive; final; conclusive; unconditional; express.
    A strict and definitive truth.   --Sir T. Browne.
    Some definitive . . . scheme of reconciliation.   --Prescott.
 2. Limiting; determining; as, a definitive word.
 3. Determined; resolved. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·fin·i·tive, n. Gram. A word used to define or limit the extent of the signification of a common noun, such as the definite article, and some pronouns.
 Note:Definitives . . . are commonly called by grammarians articles. . . . They are of two kinds, either those properly and strictly so called, or else pronominal articles, such as this, that, any, other, some, all, no, none, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: clearly defined or formulated; "the plain and unequivocal
             language of the laws"- R.B.Taney [syn: unequivocal]
      2: of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work
         on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation" [syn: authoritative,
      3: supplying or being a final or conclusive settlement; "a
         definitive verdict"; "a determinate answer to the problem"
         [syn: determinate]