undefined (adj.) 1610s, from UN- (Cf. un-) (1) "not" + pp. of DEFINE (Cf. define) (v.).

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  • undefined — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not clear or defined. DERIVATIVES undefinable adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • undefined — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • undefined — undefinedly /un di fuy nid lee, fuynd /, adv. undefinedness, n. /un di fuynd /, adj. 1. without fixed limits; indefinite in form, extent, or application: undefined authority; undefined feelings of sadness. 2. not given meaning or significance, as …   Universalium

  • undefined — un|de|fined [ ,ʌndı faınd ] adjective 1. ) not clearly explained, or without clear rules or limits: Her precise role in the project remains undefined. 2. ) without a clear shape or form: an undefined figure in the distance …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • undefined — adjective 1) some matters are still undefined Syn: unspecified, unexplained, unspecific, indeterminate, unsettled; unclear, woolly, imprecise, inexact, indefinite, vague, fuzzy Ant: definite, specific …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • undefined — UK [ˌʌndɪˈfaɪnd] / US adjective 1) not clearly explained, or without clear rules or limits Her precise role in the project remains undefined. 2) without a clear shape or form an undefined figure in the distance …   English dictionary

  • undefined — un•de•fined [[t]ˌʌn dɪˈfaɪnd[/t]] adj. 1) not defined or explained 2) indefinite in form or extent: an undefined feeling of sadness[/ex] • Etymology: 1605–15 un de•fin′ed•ly, adv. un de•fin′ed•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • undefined — adjective a) Lacking a definition or value b) That does not have a meaning and is thus not assigned an interpretation (for example, division by zero) Ant: defined …   Wiktionary

  • undefined — Synonyms and related words: aleatoric, aleatory, all knowing, all powerful, all seeing, all wise, almighty, amorphic, amorphous, anarchic, anonymous, baggy, blear, bleared, bleary, blobby, blurred, blurry, boundless, broad, chance, chancy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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