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Determine (IPA: /dəˈtɝmən/, /dɪˈtɝmən/)


Determine (v. t.)

To fix the boundaries of; to mark off and separate.

Determine (v. t.)

To set bounds to; to fix the determination of; to limit; to bound; to bring to an end; to finish.

Determine (v. t.)

To fix the form or character of; to shape; to prescribe imperatively; to regulate; to settle.

Determine (v. t.)

To fix the course of; to impel and direct; -- with a remoter object preceded by to; as, another's will determined me to this course.

Determine (v. t.)

To ascertain definitely; to find out the specific character or name of; to assign to its true place in a system; as, to determine an unknown or a newly discovered plant or its name.

Determine (v. t.)

To bring to a conclusion, as a question or controversy; to settle authoritative or judicial sentence; to decide; as, the court has determined the cause.

Determine (v. t.)

To resolve on; to have a fixed intention of; also, to cause to come to a conclusion or decision; to lead; as, this determined him to go immediately.

Determine (v. t.)

To define or limit by adding a differentia.

Determine (v. t.)

To ascertain the presence, quantity, or amount of; as, to determine the parallax; to determine the salt in sea water.

Determine (v. i.)

To come to an end; to end; to terminate.

Determine (v. i.)

To come to a decision; to decide; to resolve; -- often with on.

Determine

American Thoroughbred race horse

Determine Synonyms

Find Out, Check, Ascertain, Learn, Watch, See

Determine Synonyms

Decide, Make Up One's Mind

Determine Synonyms

Find Out, Ascertain, Find

Determine Synonyms

Set

Determine Synonyms

Settle, Square Off, Square Up

Determine Synonyms

Influence, Regulate, Shape, Mold

Determine Synonyms

Set, Specify, Limit, Fix

Determine Synonyms

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Spanish Translation

Determine in Spanish is Determinar

Tagalog Translation

Determine in Tagalog is Magpasiya

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Deliberation, n.: The act of examining one's bread to determine which side it is buttered on." - Deliberation

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is far from easy to determine whether she [Nature] has proved to man a kind parent or a merciless stepmother." - Pliny the Elder

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is not easy to determine the nature of music, or why any one should have a knowledge of it." - Aristotle

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Key metaphors help determine what and how we perceive and how we think about our perceptions." - Key

Example Sentence (Quote)

"No one can determine another's destiny." - Naruto


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