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determine

 
Verb determine has 8 senses
  1. determine, find, find out, ascertain - 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"
    Derived forms: noun determination4, noun determination1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
  2. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate - shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
    --2 is one way to cause, do, make
    Derived form: noun determinant1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
  3. determine, set - fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"
    Derived forms: noun determination3, noun determination4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
    Somebody ----s to somebody
  4. specify, set, determine, fix, limit - decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
    --4 is one way to choose, take, select, pick out
    Derived forms: noun determiner2, noun determiner3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. decide, make up one's mind, determine - reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
    Derived forms: noun determination3, noun determination4
    Sample sentence:
    They determine to move
  6. determine - fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; the tree determines the border of the property
    --6 is one way to
    specify, define, delineate, delimit, delimitate
    Derived form: noun determination1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  7. settle, square off, square up, determine - settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument"
    --7 is one way to conclude, resolve
    Derived forms: noun determiner1, noun determination3, noun determination4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn - 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"
    Derived form: noun determination1
    Sample sentence:
    They determine whether there was a traffic accident
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