definite

Definite is an adjective describing something that is known for certain. For example, there is no more definite way to get into trouble with a police officer than speeding in front of the police station with a broken taillight.

This word is from the Latin definitus meaning "defined" or "limited." Definite can also be used to mean something is very clearly planned or certainly defined. If you have definite plans for the evening to go to the theater and out for a nice dinner at a steak house, you're probably not going to end up playing miniature golf and eating fast food instead.

Definitions of definite
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adj precise; explicit and clearly defined

“I want a definite answer”
“a definite statement of the terms of the will”
“a definite amount”
definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol”
“the wedding date is now definite
“a definite drop in attendance”
Synonyms:
clear
readily apparent to the mind
defined
clearly characterized or delimited
certain
definite but not specified or identified
decisive
unmistakable
decided, distinct
recognizable; marked
distinct
easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
explicit, expressed
precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication
Antonyms:
indefinite
vague or not clearly defined or stated
unclear
not clear to the mind
undefined, vague
not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished
coy
showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement
indecisive
not clearly defined
nebulous, unfixed
lacking definition or definite content
noncommittal
refusing to bind oneself to a particular course of action or view or the like
one
indefinite in time or position
indistinct
not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand
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adj known for certain

“it is definite that they have won”
Synonyms:
certain
established beyond doubt or question; definitely known

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