Definite vs Explicitly - What's the difference?

definite | explicitly |


As an adjective definite

is having distinct limits.

As a noun definite

is (obsolete) anything that is defined or determined.

As an adverb explicitly is

in an explicit manner.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

definite

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having distinct limits.
  • definite''' dimensions; a '''definite''' measure; a '''definite period or interval
  • * Whewell
  • Elements combine in definite proportions.
  • Free from any doubt.
  • definite knowledge
  • Determined; resolved.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (linguistics) Designating an identified or immediately identifiable person or thing.
  • the definite article

    Antonyms

    * indefinite

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Anything that is defined or determined.
  • ----

    explicitly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an explicit manner.
  • *
  • Antonyms

    * implicitly