What is a Definition? A definition is a statement of the meaning of a term (a word, phrase, or other sets of symbols). As well as, Definitions can classify into two large categories, intentional definitions (which try to give the essence of a term) and extensional definitions (which proceed by listing the objects that a term describes).
Another important category of definitions is the class of ostensive definitions, which convey the meaning of a term by pointing out examples. Also, A term may have many different senses and multiple meanings and thus require multiple definitions.
- A statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol dictionary definitions. The statement expressing the essential nature of something, a product of defining.
- The action or process of stating the meaning of a word or word group.
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