Define your duties.
An example of define is when you tell someone what a word means.
An example of define is when you set clear rules for living in your house.
The defining power of an optical instrument.
Reason defines man.
To define the legal boundaries of a property.
Define the properties of a new drug; a study that defines people according to their median incomes.
Gentle hills that were defined against the sky.
Define the weapons to be used in limited warfare.
Origin of define
- Middle English definen, diffinen from Old French definir, diffiner from Latin dēfīnīre to limit, determine dē- intensive pref. de– fīnis boundary, limit
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition