The second word is also defined by its unique patterns.
The word "appropriate" is defined as whatever it takes to do the job.
Your students will get the correct idea if they understand what is going on instead of just worrying about how words are defined.
I mean it's optional how you define words like that.
Every word is defined with respect to what cognitive scientists call a frame.
The word domestic is defined as "of or relating to the household."
Occasionally words may be defined by showing pictures or other artistic methods.
That word seems better defined as - a bleeding of the wallet; losing money.
The central question became one of how to overcome this system when the only words available were created and defined by the oppressors.
She has posted a small dictionary of her husband's own nonsense language, defining words he sometimes used with close family and friends.