US: /ˈdɛfənət/
UK: /dˈɛfɪnət/

English Vietnamese dictionary

definite /'definit/
  • tính từ
    • xác đinh, định rõ
      • a definite time: thời điểm xác định
    • rõ ràng
      • a definite answer: câu trả lời rõ ràng
    • (ngôn ngữ học) hạn định
      • definite article: mạo từ hạn định

Advanced English dictionary

adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 ~ (that ...) sure or certain; unlikely to change: Can you give me a definite answer by tomorrow? + Is it definite that he's leaving? + I've heard rumours, but nothing definite. + a definite offer of a job + I'm not sure-I can find out for definite if you like. + That's definite then, is it? + They have very definite ideas on how to bring up children.
2 easily or clearly seen or understood; obvious: The look on her face was a definite sign that sth was wrong. + There was a definite feeling that things were getting worse.
3 [not before noun] ~ (about sth)
~ (that ...) (of a person) sure that sth is true or that sth is going to happen and stating it to other people: I'm definite about this.
+ noun [sing.] (informal) something that you are certain about or that you know will happen; sb who is sure to do sth: 'We're moving our office to Glasgow.' 'That's a definite, is it?' + 'Is Sarah coming to the party?' 'Yes, she's a definite.'

Thesaurus dictionary

1 specific, particular, exact, pronounced, explicit, express, precise:
She came here with a definite purpose.
2 sure, positive, certain, assured, fixed, settled, confirmed:
Then we have a definite appointment for two o'clock?
3 clear, plain, well-defined, unambiguous, unequivocal, distinct, clear-cut, obvious:
The plans for revision are definite.

Concise English dictionary

+precise; explicit and clearly defined
+known for certain