Template:Definition

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[when defined as?]

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This template is a self-reference and so is part of the Wikipedia project rather than the encyclopedic content.

Purpose

This inline template should be used in articles where words is used in a way where its intended meaning is ambiguous.

Example

{{Definition|date=October 2018}}

This produces:

[when defined as?]

This template will add the article tagged to Category:Wikipedia articles needing clarification or a monthly subcategory thereof.

See also

  • {{Definition needed}} – when a statement or a term completely lacks definition
  • {{Disambiguation needed}} – for the special case where the term needing clarification is wikilinked to a disambiguation page, and you are unable to find a suitable replacement link.
  • {{Ambiguous}} – for ambiguous statements
  • {{Clarify}} – for other text that is difficult to understand
  • {{Non sequitur}} – for when someone or something has been mentioned for reasons unclear to the reader
  • {{Which one}} for text which could refer to one of numerous people or items but which is not linked to a disambiguation page.
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