Synonyms of define in English:


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1‘the dictionary defines it as a type of pasture’

explain, expound, interpret, elucidate, explicate, describe, clarify
give the meaning of, state precisely, spell out, put into words, express in words

2‘the difficulty lay in defining the upper and lower limits of the middle class’

determine, establish, fix, specify, designate, decide, stipulate, settle, set out, mark out, mark off
demarcate, bound, delimit, delineate, circumscribe, set the boundaries of, set the limits of

3‘he could see the farm buildings defined against the fields beyond’

outline, delineate, silhouette
trace, pencil