# Definition

The syntax for definitions is:

[*term_key]: Explaining a term or abbreviation using definition syntax.
The term definition may include _basic_ markup.

Use of the [term](*term_key) in the text.


Result

Use of the term in the text.

You can define terms anywhere on the page.

Note

At the moment, the use of definitions in code blocks is possible only if the code block does not have a language specified.

Explaining a term or abbreviation using definition syntax.
The term definition may include basic markup:

• lists;