Example sentences for: defines

How can you use “defines” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Occasionally an author gracefully defines a word: “bettas--you know, Siamese fighting fish.”

  • One of these, the HNOB domain, contains the heme-binding site of the SGCs and defines a family of small-molecule binding domains exclusively occurring in animals and bacteria.

  • He who defines the field controls it, in a manner of speaking.

  • This network essentially defines the genotype of the individuals within the population, and the amount of gene expression at equilibrium defines the phenotype.

  • The first disagreement I have with her is in her use of the term homonym , which she defines as [a word] looking the same, but differing in meaning [from another word] [p. 11].

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