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
Origin: [L. determinatus, p. p. of determinare. See Determine.]
The numerical value of determinate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of determinate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundary.
Obviously I have ties to Las Vegas that run deep given my time growing up here. ... but I'm not sure that's going to be enough to simply be a determinate factor in the caucus, i think it's going to be like every other candidate that's coming in, we're going to have to compete hard.
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