Definite and Plain


Show Definitions
Definite adjective – So clearly expressed as to leave no doubt about the meaning.
Usage example: a definite instruction not to let anyone in the house while the parents were out for the evening

Plain is a synonym for definite in clear topic. In some cases you can use "Plain" instead an adjective "Definite", when it comes to topics like exact, distinct, decisive, concrete.
Nearby Words: definitely, definitive, definition, definitively
Synonyms for Definite


Show Definitions
Plain adjective – Free from all additions or embellishment.
Definite is a synonym for plain in clear topic. You can use "Definite" instead an adjective "Plain", if it concerns topics such as distinct, decisive.
Nearby Words: plainly, plainness, plaint
Synonyms for Plain

Things that words describes

girl definite girl plain girl
sense definite sense plain sense
character definite character plain character
guy definite guy plain guy
Other nouns: style, truth, name, face, version.

Both words in one sentence

  • In Black Lagoon, the Creepy Twins/Psychos For Hire Hansel and Gretel have a definite Freudian excuse for being so deeply, deeply broken, creepy, disturbing, sociopathic and just plain wrong in the head.
  • Hulkspeak Prepositions, indefinite, and definite articles are almost completely stripped out; although given how redundant these usually are, (particularly the latter) in many cases the effect makes Hulk Speak easier to understand than plain English, at least when only a single subject is being discussed.
    Source: Hulkspeak
Cite this Source
Plain and Definite. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 17, from
Definite & Plain. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Jun. 2021. <>.
Plain or Definite. 2016. Accessed June 17, 2021.

Synonyms for definite
Share this picture

Synonyms for plain
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "definite" and "plain" have occurred on timeline: