Synonyms for (adjective) definitive

Synonyms: determinate, definitive

Definition: supplying or being a final or conclusive settlement

Usage: a definitive verdict; a determinate answer to the problem

Similar words: conclusive

Definition: forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question

Usage: conclusive proof; the evidence is conclusive


Synonyms: definitive, unequivocal

Definition: clearly defined or formulated

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

Similar words: explicit, expressed

Definition: precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication

Usage: explicit instructions; she made her wishes explicit; explicit sexual scenes


Synonyms: classic, classical, authoritative, definitive

Definition: of recognized authority or excellence

Usage: the definitive work on Greece; classical methods of navigation

Similar words: standard

Definition: established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence

Usage: a standard reference work; the classical argument between free trade and protectionism