Synonyms of defined


1. specify, define, delineate, delimit, delimitate, be

usage: determine the essential quality of

2. define, specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit

usage: give a definition for the meaning of a word; "Define `sadness'"

3. define, characterize, characterise

usage: determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?"

4. define, delineate, show

usage: show the form or outline of; "The tree was clearly defined by the light"; "The camera could define the smallest object"

5. specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit, choose, take, select, pick out

usage: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"


1. defined (vs. undefined), definite

usage: clearly characterized or delimited; "lost in a maze of words both defined and undefined"; "each child has clearly defined duties"

2. defined, outlined, distinct (vs. indistinct)

usage: showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary; "hills defined against the evening sky"; "the setting sun showed the outlined figure of a man standing on the hill"

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