Example sentences for: definition

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

  • The idea is to go from the (dirty) Turkish meaning of the word "frikik" to the official definition of "free kick" in the game of soccer.

  • Pollock asked for a more specific definition of "prioritization."

  • .." The diagnosis of HF must include at least one of four stated symptoms [paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, dyspnea at rest, New York Heart Classification functional class III (for definition see Additional Information, Item 1), or orthopnea], and one of seven stated signs (rales, 2+ or greater ankle edema, tachycardia of 120 beats/minute or more after five minutes at rest, cardiomegaly by chest x-ray, chest x-ray characteristic of HF, S 3 gallop, or jugular venous distention).

  • Next, the wackiness of the concept or word itself, whose dutiful definition cannot fail to provoke a gasp of comic disbelief--wackiness often being in direct proportion to rudeness.

  • To put it another way, a country that attracts enough foreign investment "both to service debt and to finance growth" must, by definition, buy more goods and services than it sells--that is, run a trade deficit.

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