Definitions for determinedɪˈtɜr mɪn
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determine, find, find out, ascertain(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, shape, mold, influence, regulate(verb)
shape or influence; give direction to
"experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
fix conclusively or authoritatively
"set the rules"
specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit(verb)
decide upon or fix definitely
"fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
decide, make up one's mind, determine(verb)
reach, make, or come to a decision about something
"We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
fix in scope; fix the boundaries of
"the tree determines the border of the property"
settle, square off, square up, determine(verb)
settle conclusively; come to terms
"We finally settled the argument"
determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn(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"
To set the limits of.
To ascertain definitely; to figure out.
to fix the boundaries of; to mark off and separate
to set bounds to; to fix the determination of; to limit; to bound; to bring to an end; to finish
to fix the form or character of; to shape; to prescribe imperatively; to regulate; to settle
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
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
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
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
to define or limit by adding a differentia
to ascertain the presence, quantity, or amount of; as, to determine the parallax; to determine the salt in sea water
to come to an end; to end; to terminate
to come to a decision; to decide; to resolve; -- often with on
Origin: [F. dterminer, L. determinare, determinatum; de + terminare limit, terminus limit. See Term.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'determine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2585
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'determine' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4445
Rank popularity for the word 'determine' in Verbs Frequency: #188
Translations for determine
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- определя́м, установя́вамBulgarian
- determinarCatalan, Valencian
- bestimmen, festlegen, eingrenzenGerman
- piiritlema, määrama, selgitamaEstonian
- ottaa selvää, päättää, määrittää, ottaa selvilleFinnish
- 定める, 決定, 決するJapanese
- утврдува, востано́вува, опреде́лува, одре́дува, устано́вуваMacedonian
- vaststellen, bepalenDutch
- определя́ть, установи́ть, устана́вливать, определи́тьRussian
- avgöra, bestämmaSwedish
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