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Search phrase: define

Plays

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HamletHam II.ii.93Mad call I it. For, to define true madness,Mad call I it; for to define true Madnesse,
Henry VH5 IV.chorus.46Behold, as may unworthiness define,Behold, as may vnworthinesse define.
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.90Define, define, well-educated infant.Define, define, well educated infant.

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.62.7 And for myself mine own worth do define, And for my selfe mine owne worth do define,

Glossary

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bounddetermine, mark out, define
definepresent, set forth, characterize
defineexplain, elucidate, clarify
definementdescription, definition, delineation

Thesaurus

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definebound

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DEFIINEBASICdefine v, definement n
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