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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
defined
    adj 1: clearly characterized or delimited; "lost in a maze of
           words both defined and undefined"; "each child has
           clearly defined duties" [ant: undefined, vague]
    2: 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" [syn:
       defined, outlined]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Define \De*fine"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Defined; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Defining.] [OE. definer, usually, to end, to finish, F.
   d['e]finir to define, L. definire to limit, define; de- +
   finire to limit, end, finis boundary, limit, end. See
   Final, Finish.]
   1. To fix the bounds of; to bring to a termination; to end.
      "To define controversies." --Barrow.
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   2. To determine or clearly exhibit the boundaries of; to mark
      the limits of; as, to define the extent of a kingdom or
      country.
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   3. To determine with precision; to mark out with
      distinctness; to ascertain or exhibit clearly; as, the
      defining power of an optical instrument.
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            Rings . . . very distinct and well defined. --Sir I.
                                                  Newton.
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   4. To determine the precise signification of; to fix the
      meaning of; to describe accurately; to explain; to expound
      or interpret; as, to define a word, a phrase, or a
      scientific term.
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            They define virtue to be life ordered according to
            nature.                               --Robynson
                                                  (More's
                                                  Utopia).
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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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