- definite integral,
- definite relative clause,
- definite relative pronoun,
- definitive host,
- definitive plumage,
Origin of definitive
Examples from the Web for definitive
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But instead of board member, the definitive organizational role in contemporary corporatism is (yep) the human resources manager.Valerie Jarrett, Obama Consigliere—and Democracy Killer|James Poulos|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
BuzzFeed provided the “definitive ranking” of its favorite characters in the montage.There Are More 'Too Many Cooks' Where That First Fever Dream Came From|Kevin Fallon|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I never got a definitive answer, but I think he was used to having a rhythm section that would not be that dynamic under him.
Hence arises a truer measure in the definitive judgments of nations.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
For this very reason a set—what the publishers call a definitive edition—of Trollope will never be published.The Amenities of Book-Collecting and Kindred Affections|A. Edward Newton
Between the ages of ten and twelve, the child's definitive name was conferred.
Riem concluded in 1896 for a definitive period of 2,429 years; Observatory, vol.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
Another unit had been halted to let the Artillery pass into its definitive place in the vast trek.The Roll-Call|Arnold Bennett
- (of postage stamps) permanently on sale
- (as noun) a definitive postage stamp
late 14c., from Old French definitif (12c.), from Latin definitivus "explanatory, definitive," from past participle stem of definire (see define). Related: Definitively.