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Definitions A true definition must have three basic requirements These requirements are that it should not contain examples and be to broad or narrow which helps to specify the words essence A term must also be defined using terms more familiar than themselves The failure to meet these requirements when defining the words game yellow and murder will be used to better explain the requirements If the definition of yellow were to be a color like that of a mid day sun the use of examples to define something like the color yellow is not sufficient The usefulness of an example is based on experience A blind ma could not know what is meant by the color of the sun as wouldnt a man who had only seen the sun threw blue windows better understand the word yellow properly Although an example is useful in explaining something by being very specific it is only helpful if the person hearing the definition has experienced the example as the definer has The blind man could only think yellow is warm and a cloud-covered sun would be grayish white not yellow Many words can be used in so many ways that to express the essence of it can be very complicated If the word game were defined as an activity the definition would be to broad There are many activities such as working or fighting for your life that are not games If the definition is too broad other words could be mistaken for the definition because it lacks the essence of the term game that precisely and accurately describes it alone If the definition were to be a fun activity with the objective to win the definition would lack the essence of the word because its to narrow Pro football for instance is an activity with the object to win but is played by many team members for money not enjoyment All games are not
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