Definition Worksheets

Definition Worksheets Practice

A definition is an explanation and statement of the meaning of a word, which can be verified by using a dictionary. It is a statement that defines a word or phrase. It is important for words to be clearly defined. Understanding word meanings helps a student in their comprehension of a given text. Most words in the English language have multiple meanings. It is important to learn the meanings of words. Often, students may use the context of a sentence, the prefix or suffix, or synonym to find the meaning of a word without using a dictionary. If those strategies do not work, the student may also use the dictionary to look up the definition of a word they do not know. Our definition worksheets give good practice with defining words.

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