Definition of Determine


  • find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
    "I want to see whether she speaks French"
    "See whether it works"
    "find out if he speaks Russian"
    "Check whether the train leaves on time"
    - find out
  • settle conclusively
    come to terms
    "We finally settled the argument"
    - square off - square up
  • fix in scope
    fix the boundaries of
    "the tree determines the border of the property"
  • reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
    - make up one's mind
  • decide upon or fix definitely
    "fix the variables"
    "specify the parameters"
  • fix conclusively or authoritatively
    "set the rules"
  • shape or influence
    give direction to
    "experience often determines ability"
    "mold public opinion"
  • establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    "find the product of two numbers"
    "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"
    - find out
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble determine

288 unscramble word found using the letters determine.

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