Definitions of determine

  1.   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
  2.   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
  3.   reach make or come to a decision about something We finally decided after lengthy deliberations
  4.   decide upon or fix definitely fix the variables specify the parameters
  5.   fix conclusively or authoritatively set the rules
  6.   fix in scope fix the boundaries of the tree determines the border of the property
  7.   shape or influence give direction to experience often determines ability mold public opinion
  8.   settle conclusively come to terms We finally settled the argument
  9.   To fix the boundaries of to mark off and separate
  10.   To set bounds to to fix the determination of to limit to bound to bring to an end to finish
  11.   To fix the form or character of to shape to prescribe imperatively to regulate to settle
  12.   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
  13.   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
  14.   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
  15.   To define or limit by adding a differentia
  16.   To ascertain the presence quantity or amount of as to determine the parallax to determine the salt in sea water
  17.   To come to an end to end to terminate
  18.   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
  19.   To come to a decision to decide to resolve often with on
  20.   To reach a decision
  21.   To fix or settle the bounds of put an end to restrict decide resolve find out
  22.   To put terms or bounds to to limit to fix or settle the form or character of to influence to put an end to to resolve on to define
  23.   To fix decide
  24.   To resolve
  25.   To resolve decide fix settle decree
  26.   To terminate end
  27.   To decide resolve with on
  28.   To come to an end
  29.   Determinable
  30.   Determinative
  31.   Determinely
  32.   Determineness
  33.   To fix to settle by mental or judicial decision to fix on to limit or bound to give a direction to or influence the choice to resolve to put an end to to settle or ascertain to define
  34.   To decide to end

Quotes of determine

  1. Excellence then is a state concerned with choice lying in a mean relative to us this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it – Aristotle
  2. But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals and dream such dreams of lofty purpose that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action – Joshua Chamberlain
  3. Money will determine whether the accused goes to prison or walks out of the courtroom a free man – Johnnie Cochran
  4. Polls are frequently taken to try to tease out or determine likely directions and trends but once taken they belong to the past requiring that new polls be taken – Alan Dundes
  5. Just two weeks ago millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful – Bill Frist
  6. The prudent course is to make an investment in learning testing and understanding determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future – Dee Hock
  7. It was very unusual because normally the producer requests the test to determine whether they want to hire someone or not Olivia was concerned about playing a seventeen year old – Randal Kleiser
  8. To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality – John Locke
  9. It's hard to determine where lies culpability – Roger Mahony
  10. Black Power is giving power to people who have not had power to determine their destiny – Huey Newton
  11. Death does determine life – Pier P. Pasolini
  12. Well you would have to say what is the criteria to determine the success of any merger It would have to be that the companies are stronger financially that they took market share and they are on a very steady footing in terms of their performance – Kevin Rollins
  13. We have to make a determination of what the minimum standards are for police fire and emergency services in all of America's major cities Once we determine that then we can decide what the funding is – Warren Rudman
  14. Will dissent be permitted The answer to that question will determine whether the society is a free society or a fear society – Natan Sharansky
  15. Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want – Marsha Sinetar

Usage examples for determine

  1. Higher laws than those of taste determine the consciousness of nations – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. The Situation of the general Affairs of Europe render it somewhat difficult to determine to which of the other Powers at present to make our Court – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  3. It is a good old English custom said I by which we may determine which is the better man – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. The events in Bern were to determine the fate of Switzerland ” – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  5. Yet it did not rest with him to determine the end – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  6. He already knew enough of Courts to assume that Golitzine himself would determine the nature and extent of those rewards – The Intriguers by William Le Queux
  7. The chance of doing something anything made me determine to make the coffee myself – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  8. Then when you look at it you will instantly determine to tear it up because in the meantime you have been thinking – Dollars and Sense by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  9. “ I hoped for a moment that this change in the action of the force would settle a problem we had never been able to determine – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  10. Again if we know that the object of a conception is possible how are we to determine whether it is also actual – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  11. We can thus determine the time taken by one of the teeth to pass in front of the eye we have accordingly a measure of the time occupied by the ray of light in the double journey and hence we have a measurement of the velocity of light – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  12. But who those two men should be was rather more difficult to determine – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  13. Moreover is it always possible to determine the responsibility for war's origin – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne
  14. The best way to determine the color of the spores in mass is to catch them as they fall from the fruiting surface on paper – Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. by George Francis Atkinson
  15. That is just what I cannot determine – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  16. Directors sometimes go astray and cases are constantly arising to determine their liability – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  17. Determine what they are but not what is said about them – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  18. He says however he cannot determine the particular species – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  19. “ Eleanore looked upon it as a test that would determine whether she could do anything on her own account now whether she could get along without Daniel ” – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  20. “ A great deal of experimental work has been done to determine the degree of temperature for eggs during incubation – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings

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