Synonyms of defining
- 1. shaping, defining, process, physical process
- usage: any process serving to define the shape of something
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- 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"
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