Associations to the word «Determine»


DETERMINE, verb. To set the boundaries or limits of.
DETERMINE, verb. To ascertain definitely; to figure out, find out, or conclude by analyzing, calculating, or investigating.
DETERMINE, verb. To fix the form or character of; to shape; to prescribe imperatively; to regulate; to settle.
DETERMINE, verb. To fix the course of; to impel and direct; with a remoter object preceded by to.
DETERMINE, verb. To bring to a conclusion, as a question or controversy; to settle authoritative or judicial sentence; to decide.
DETERMINE, verb. To resolve on; to have a fixed intention of; also, to cause to come to a conclusion or decision; to lead.
DETERMINE, verb. (logic) To define or limit by adding a differentia.
DETERMINE, verb. (obsolete) To bring to an end; to finish.

Dictionary definition

DETERMINE, verb. 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".
DETERMINE, verb. Shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion".
DETERMINE, verb. Fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules".
DETERMINE, verb. Decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters".
DETERMINE, verb. Reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations".
DETERMINE, verb. Fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; "the tree determines the border of the property".
DETERMINE, verb. Settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument".
DETERMINE, verb. 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".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy