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 Meanings and Examples of DEFINITE
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definite
 a.  fixed, certain, or clear; having distinct limits
Classic Sentence: (142 in 10 pages)
1  He mounted School House Hill at her side and walked on in silence till they reached the lane leading to the saw-mill; then the need of some definite assurance grew too strong for him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  But the thought of a definite rupture had never come to him, and even now could not lodge itself in his mind.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
3  So she gracefully evaded, for the time being, a definite answer as to the duration of her visit and slipped easily into the life of the red-brick house at the quiet end of Peachtree Street.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
4  She had nothing definite, only suspicions.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
5  Mr. Gryce's sensations, if less definite, were equally agreeable.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
6  In reality, her thoughts were finding definite utterance in the tranquil recapitulation of the blessings in store for her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
7  Her intentions in short had never been more definite; but poor Lily, for all the hard glaze of her exterior, was inwardly as malleable as wax.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
8  With so much time to talk, and no definite object to be led up to, she could taste the rare joys of mental vagrancy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
9  Any definite situation would be more tolerable than this buffeting of chances, which kept her in an attitude of uneasy alertness toward every possibility of life.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
10  Her loudly affirmed pleasure at seeing Miss Bart took the form of a nebulous generalization, which included neither enquiries as to her future nor the expression of a definite wish to see her again.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
11  For there was no mistaking the definite intention behind his vague appeal; she could have filled up the blanks without the help of Mrs. Fisher's insinuations.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
12  Regina's work-room knew to whom the headgear in her hands was destined, and had her opinion of its future wearer, and a definite knowledge of the latter's place in the social system.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
13  Her gesture seemed to show a definite intention of dismissal, but her companion had tossed a bill to the waiter, and was slipping his short arms into his expensive overcoat.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
14  She had come to him with no definite purpose; the mere longing to see him had directed her; but the secret hope she had carried with her suddenly revealed itself in its death-pang.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
15  What confused her during the three or four months after her marriage was not lack of perception that she must be definite, but sheer careless happiness of her first home.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Example Sentence: (68 in 5 pages)
16  You are definitely among the minority.
17  I'm definitely going to get in touch with these people.
18  The hotel fitness centre is definitely worth a visit.
19  What you wear should be stylish and clean, and must definitely fit well.
20  Attempt doesn't necessarily bring success, but giving up definitely leads to failure.
21  The young tennis player definitely had the edge on his older opponent.
22  In terms of experience, she definitely had the edge over the other people that we interviewed.
23  She was not exactly good-looking, but definitely attractive.
24  He was definitely onside when he scored that goal.
25  From the moment I saw his girlfriend, I thought: I definitely want to be friends with that guy.
26  I definitely remember sending the letter.
27  The team will definitely lose if he doesn't play.
28  The whole experience was definitely more positive than negative.
29  I forget now why we disliked each other, but stare contests were definitely the weapons of choice.
30  Now, as to whether some people will probably speculate is Fidel Castro coming back to power, I definitely wouldn't go that far, but I think we can fairly say that the Cuban government wants to project an image of him as alive and well