1. [ adjective ] clearly characterized or delimited

"lost in a maze of words both defined and undefined" "each child has clearly defined duties"

Related terms: undefined circumscribed characterised characterized definite
2. [ adjective ] showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary
Synonyms: outlined

"hills defined against the evening sky" "the setting sun showed the outlined figure of a man standing on the hill"

Related terms: distinct
3. [ adjective ] clearly defined
Synonyms: formed settled

"I have no formed opinion about the chances of success"

Related terms: definite
Similar spelling:   deafened