definite

The Correct spelling is: definite

Common misspellings of the word definite are:

How do you spell definite?. It is not defiinte or defiite or definate or definie or definiet or definit or definte or defintie or defniite or defnite or deifnite or deinite or dfeinite or dfinite or edfinite or even efinite for that matter!

  • adj.
    1. Having distinct limits: definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol.
    2. Indisputable; certain: a definite victory.
    3. Clearly defined; explicitly precise: a definite statement of the terms of the will. See synonyms at explicit.
    4. Grammar. Limiting or particularizing.
    5. Botany.
      1. Of a specified number not exceeding 20, as certain floral organs, especially stamens.
      2. Cymose; determinate.

    [Middle English diffinite, defined, from Latin dēfīnītus, past participle of dēfīnīre, to define. See define.]

    definitely def'i·nite·ly adv.
    definiteness def'i·nite·ness n.

    USAGE NOTE   Definite and definitive both apply to what is precisely defined or explicitly set forth. But definitive most often refers specifically to a judgment or description that serves as a standard or reference point for others, as in the definitive decision of the court (which sets forth a final resolution of a judicial matter) or the definitive biography of Nelson (that is, the biography that sets the standard against which all other accounts of Nelson's life must be measured).


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