verb (used with object), de·fined, de·fin·ing.
verb (used without object), de·fined, de·fin·ing.
Origin of define
Examples from the Web for self-defined
Further to the left are the self-defined “pro-Israel, pro-peace” groups like Americans for Peace Now and J-Street.
People younger than 30 are disproportionately swelling the ranks of the self-defined lower classes.Is the Great Recession making Americans more class-conscious?|David Frum|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for self-defined
Word Origin for define
Word Origin and History for self-defined
late 14c., "to specify; to end," from Old French defenir "to end, terminate, determine," and directly from Latin definire "to limit, determine, explain," from de- "completely" (see de-) + finire "to bound, limit," from finis "boundary, end" (see finish (n.)). Related: Defined; defining.