to state or set forth the meaning of (a word, phrase, etc.)
- "Define `sadness'"
to fix or lay down definitely; specify distinctly
- "to define one's responsibilities"
to explain or identify the nature or essential qualities of
- "What defines a good wine?"
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- "The roof was boldly defined against the sky."
- "The tree was clearly defined by the light"
- "The camera could define the smallest object"
- vara utmärkande