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Synonyms for definitive
dɪˈfɪn ɪ tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. definitive, unequivocaladjective

    clearly defined or formulated

    "the plain and unequivocal language of the laws"- R.B.Taney

    Synonyms:
    classic, unambiguous, unequivocal, determinate, univocal, authoritative, classical

    Antonyms:
    inexplicit, inconclusive, nonstandard, implicit

  2. authoritative, classical, classic, definitiveadjective

    of recognized authority or excellence

    "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation"

    Synonyms:
    authorised, classic, authorized, important, unequivocal, determinate, authoritative, classical

    Antonyms:
    implicit, nonstandard, inexplicit, inconclusive

  3. definitive, determinateadjective

    supplying or being a final or conclusive settlement

    "a definitive verdict"; "a determinate answer to the problem"

    Synonyms:
    authoritative, determinate, classic, unequivocal, classical

    Antonyms:
    implicit, inconclusive, inexplicit, nonstandard

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. definitiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    determinate, positive, express, explicit, categorical, unconditional

  2. definitiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    final, conclusive

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How to use definitive in a sentence?

  1. Fast FactsState Sen. Virginia Lyons:

    The lack of a definitive enumeration of reproductive liberty in Vermont's constitution, the threat of Roe v. Wade being overturned by a very conservative US Supreme Court and the cloud of a multi-state initative to pass restrictive/punitive laws all build a strong case for Prop 5 to go to the voters.

  2. Sorel Vorster:

    The most important decision is to make sure we want to go ahead with treatment, because the only definitive treatment is surgical, in treatment, we have a high threshold before we decide on surgery.

  3. Joel Cline:

    Instead of showing a single, definitive line of a track, the cone takes care of two-thirds of the possible track.

  4. Nathan Sales:

    This could drag on for the rest of the 2016 campaign cycle -- maybe into 2017 or 2018. This is not the sort of investigation in which we could have clear and definitive answers overnight.

  5. Sandy Ageloff:

    We have heard initial reservations and disagreement, but have yet to see definitive action from employers on how to ... avoid or minimize the impact of the Supreme Court ruling on their benefits and corporate philosophy.

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