definiens

noun de·fin·i·ens \ di-ˈfi-nē-ˌenz \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of definiens

plural definientia play \di-ˌfi-nē-ˈen(t)-shē-ə\
: an expression that defines : definition

Origin and Etymology of definiens

borrowed from Latin dēfīniens, from present participle of dēfīnīre "to mark the limits of, determine, define"


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