scrambling up the word definition

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de- 1. away from, off debar, derail
2. down degrade, decline
3. wholly, entirely defunct
4. reverse the action of; undo defrost, decode

finite- a: having definite or definable limits <a finite number of possibilities> b: having a limited nature or existence <finite beings>

ion- An atomic particle that is electrically charged, either negatively or positively.

definite- precise; explicit and clearly defined,

definition 1: an act of determining ; specifically : the formal proclamation of a Roman Catholic dogma2 a: a statement expressing the essential nature of something b: a statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol <dictionary definitions> c: a product of defining3: the action or process of defining4 a: the action or the power of describing, explaining, or making definite and clear <the definition of a telescope> <her comic genius is beyond definition> b (1): clarity of visual presentation : distinctness of outline or detail <improve the definition of an image> (2): clarity especially of musical sound in reproduction c: sharp demarcation of outlines or limits <a jacket with distinct waist definition>

fine- 1. Of superior quality, skill, or appearance: a fine day; a fine writer.
2. Very small in size, weight, or thickness: fine type; fine paper.
3.
a. Free from impurities.
b. Metallurgy Containing pure metal in a specified proportion or amount: gold 21 carats fine.
4. Very sharp; keen: a blade with a fine edge.
5. Thin; slender: fine hairs.
6. Exhibiting careful and delicate artistry: fine china. See Synonyms at delicate.
7. Consisting of very small particles; not coarse: fine dust.
8.
a. Subtle or precise: a fine difference.
b. Able to make or detect effects of great subtlety or precision; sensitive: has a fine eye for color.
9. Trained to the highest degree of physical efficiency: a fine racehorse.
10. Characterized by refinement or elegance.
11. Satisfactory; acceptable: Handing in your paper on Monday is fine.
12. Being in a state of satisfactory health; quite well: I’m fine. And you?
13. Used as an intensive: a fine mess.

define- 1.
1. to determine or set down the boundaries of
2. to trace the precise outlines of; delineate
2. to determine or state the extent and nature of; describe exactly define your duties
3.
1. to give the distinguishing characteristics of
2. to constitute the distinction of; differentiate reason defines man
4. to state the meaning or meanings of (as a word)

find- 1: an act or instance of finding2: something found: as a: a valuable discovery <an archaeological find> b: a person whose ability proves to be unexpectedly good

1 a: to come upon often accidentally : encounter b: to meet with (a particular reception) <hoped to find favor>2 a: to come upon by searching or effort <must find a suitable person for the job> b: to discover by study or experiment <find an answer> c: to obtain by effort or management <find the time to study> d: attain , reach <the bullet found its mark>3 a: to discover by the intellect or the feelings : experience <find much pleasure in your company> b: to perceive (oneself) to be in a certain place or condition c: to gain or regain the use or power of <trying to find his tongue> d: to bring (oneself) to a realization of one’s powers or of one’s proper sphere of activity <must help the student to find himself as an individual — N. M. Pusey>4 a: provide , supply b: to furnish (room and board) especially as a condition of employment5: to determine and make a statement about <find a verdict> <found her guilty>intransitive verb

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