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dɪˈtɜr mə nɪtde·ter·mi·nate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. determinateadjective

    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"

  2. determinateadjective

    not continuing to grow indefinitely at the apex

    "determinate growth"

  3. definitive, determinateadjective

    supplying or being a final or conclusive settlement

    "a definitive verdict"; "a determinate answer to the problem"

Wiktionary

  1. determinatenoun

    A single state of a particular determinable attribute.

    Etymology: From determinatus, perfect passive participle of determino.

  2. determinateadjective

    Distinct, clearly defined.

    Etymology: From determinatus, perfect passive participle of determino.

  3. determinateadjective

    Fixed, set, unvarying.

    Etymology: From determinatus, perfect passive participle of determino.

  4. determinateadjective

    Of growth: ending once a genetically predetermined structure has formed.

    Etymology: From determinatus, perfect passive participle of determino.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Determinateadjective

    having defined limits; not uncertain or arbitrary; fixed; established; definite

    Etymology: [L. determinatus, p. p. of determinare. See Determine.]

  2. Determinateadjective

    conclusive; decisive; positive

    Etymology: [L. determinatus, p. p. of determinare. See Determine.]

  3. Determinateadjective

    determined or resolved upon

    Etymology: [L. determinatus, p. p. of determinare. See Determine.]

  4. Determinateadjective

    of determined purpose; resolute

    Etymology: [L. determinatus, p. p. of determinare. See Determine.]

  5. Determinateverb

    to bring to an end; to determine. See Determine

    Etymology: [L. determinatus, p. p. of determinare. See Determine.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Determinate

    既定の in Japanese.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 16, 2019  

Entomology

  1. Determinate

    with well-defined outlines or distinct limits: fixed: marked out.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of determinate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of determinate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of determinate in a Sentence

  1. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    For the most part, we are the determinate factor for the consequences of our life. The belief others should add importance and statute to our life is infantile and a sign of weakness. The strong create meaning and purpose for themselves.

  2. Cicero:

    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.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    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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