Definitions for determinatedɪˈtɜr mə nɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
de•ter•mi•natedɪˈtɜr mə nɪt(adj.)
having defined limits; definite.
(of an inflorescence) having the primary and each secondary stem ending in a flower or bud.
Origin of determinate:
1350–1400; ME < L dēterminātus, ptp. of dētermināre. See determine , -ate1
precisely determined or limited or defined; especially fixed by rule or by a specific and constant cause
"a determinate distance"; "a determinate number"; "determinate variations in animals"
not continuing to grow indefinitely at the apex
supplying or being a final or conclusive settlement
"a definitive verdict"; "a determinate answer to the problem"
A single state of a particular determinable attribute.
Distinct, clearly defined.
Fixed, set, unvarying.
Of growth: ending once a genetically predetermined structure has formed.
Origin: From determinatus, perfect passive participle of determino.
having defined limits; not uncertain or arbitrary; fixed; established; definite
conclusive; decisive; positive
determined or resolved upon
of determined purpose; resolute
to bring to an end; to determine. See Determine
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