The definite article is the word the. It limits the meaning of a noun to one particular thing. For example, your friend might ask, “Are you going to the party this weekend?” The definite article tells you that your friend is referring to a specific party that both of you know about. The definite article can be used with singular, plural, or uncountable nouns. Below are some examples of the definite article the used in context:
The Definite Article
Example:Please give me the hammer.
Example:Please give me the red hammer; the blue one is too small.
Example:Please give me the nail.