Definitions of defined

  1. Bounded; explained; outlined.

Usage examples for defined

  1. From what we saw of it I do not think that much water can issue from it either, although its bed looked larger and better defined than any we had seen hitherto. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  2. And there was a very general and well- defined fear that such a support would prove inadequate. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  3. The grammar of a language is defined to be the art of reading and writing that language with propriety. – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell
  4. It is not easily defined, and I am not clever enough. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  5. What I feared to see enter that door had no well defined form, but the fear was none the less definite to me: and it kept me standing motionless near the dead fire with wide open eyes and fluttering heart. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  6. It was this act that drew my attention to her, that defined her as an individual. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  7. And now the young soldier saw at a glance that the chase was heading along a fairly well defined track straight for a dark, frowning gorge in the mountains some three or four miles ahead of them. – Foes in Ambush by Charles King
  8. So long as his own feelings were clearly defined, he felt no hesitation in going to Westmore. – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  9. Jennifer's growing weight had defined the season that mattered. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  10. Religion, like poetry and most other living things, cannot be defined. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  11. Listen:- Thus, my friend, we have declared and defined the nature of the subject. – Phaedrus by Plato
  12. They took them because they were there, and not because they had any well- defined idea as to whether they belonged to them or not. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers