The definition of a definition is a statement of what a word or phrase means.(noun)
An example of definition is what comes up when looking up a word in YourDictionary.com.
Definition is defined as the clearness or sharp outline of an object or image.(noun)
An example of definition is the outline of people against a background in a photo.
See definition in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME diffinicioun < OFr definicion & ML diffinitio, both < L definitio
See definition in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English diffinicioun
Origin: , from Old French definition
Origin: , from Latin dēfīnītiō, dēfīnītiōn-
Origin: , from dēfīnītus
Origin: , past participle of dēfīnīre, to define; see define.
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