Help me please...
If I want to say "in order to say the caracteristics of a person" can I used instead "in order to define a person".. I mean.. can the word define be used with this meaning?
Pd: can I use finish of doing something or just finish doing?
If you want to describe the characteristics, why don't you simply use the verb to characterize instead of to define?!
You can define the meaning of the word "person" but it sounds weired to define the person itself. What you are then doing is characterizing the person.