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Synonyms for ascertain
ˌæs ərˈteɪn

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  1. ascertainverb

    Synonyms:
    discover, establish, determine, learn, work out, find out

  2. ascertainverb

    To find out definitely; to discover or establish.

    As soon as we ascertain what the situation is, we can plan how to proceed.

    Synonyms:
    determine, find out, work out, establish, learn, discover

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ascertain

    Of human actions or character, detect is used, almost without exception, in a bad sense; discover may be used in either the good or the bad sense, oftener in the good; he was detected in a fraud; real merit is sure to be discovered. In scientific language, detect is used of delicate indications that appear in course of careful watching; as, a slight fluttering of the pulse could be detected. We discover what has existed but has not been known to us; we invent combinations or arrangements not before in use; Columbus discovered America; Morse invented the electric telegraph. Find is the most general word for every means of coming to know what was not before certainly known. A man finds in the road some stranger's purse, or finds his own which he is searching for. The expert discovers or detects an error in an account; the auditor finds the account to be correct. Compare DISCERN.

    See synonyms for HIDE.

    Synonyms:
    descry, detect, discern, disclose, discover, expose, ferret out, find, find out, invent

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ascertain

    Synonyms:
    prove, verify, find out, discover, confirm, detect, determine, learn, discern

    Antonyms:
    guess, conjecture, surmise, suppose, presume

Princeton's WordNet

  1. determine, find, find out, ascertainverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    influence, detect, recover, settle, ensure, square up, find oneself, hear, shape, get, get hold, fix, find, retrieve, get word, square off, rule, notice, regulate, determine, see, find out, get wind, come up, define, specify, line up, assure, control, encounter, happen, watch, receive, feel, incur, mold, observe, get a line, see to it, make up one's mind, witness, decide, catch out, pick up, obtain, bump, limit, set, learn, regain, chance, discover, insure, check

  2. see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assureverb

    be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

    "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"

    Synonyms:
    guarantee, ensure, project, interpret, verify, look, experience, tick off, visualise, fit, gibe, assure, image, hold, run across, moderate, learn, checker, condition, mark off, run into, discover, escort, stop, examine, pick up, visit, reckon, consider, tally, come across, get a line, hold in, suss out, get wind, check off, check over, take care, match, check up on, control, look into, mark, command, insure, attend, promise, date, realize, go over, train, check, hold back, underwrite, meet, go out, witness, manipulate, fancy, catch, construe, find out, see, discipline, tell, check into, regard, visualize, picture, find, go through, take in, correspond, curb, secure, view, keep in line, arrest, hear, cover, contain, operate, get word, envision, determine, figure, encounter, retard, crack, turn back, reassure, chequer, watch, see to it, break, understand, check out, master, go steady, tick, realise, jibe, agree, delay

  3. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learnverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    encounter, ensure, take, read, hold in, jibe, look out, look, experience, tick off, visualise, square up, watch, gibe, assure, image, hold, run across, moderate, look on, learn, checker, condition, check out, run into, discover, regulate, escort, keep an eye on, stop, examine, pick up, memorize, visit, hear, chequer, observe, fix, mold, consider, study, con, tally, come across, regard, define, get a line, suss out, instruct, get wind, check off, check over, take care, watch out, match, check up on, control, look into, mark, insure, attend, date, realize, go over, train, check, hold back, specify, interpret, meet, go out, witness, memorise, set, fancy, catch, decide, construe, find out, see, discipline, square off, limit, visualize, picture, find, catch out, go through, take in, correspond, curb, view, influence, project, watch over, fit, arrest, check into, follow, contain, get word, envision, determine, larn, make up one's mind, retard, crack, turn back, go steady, figure, acquire, see to it, break, understand, delay, teach, reckon, shape, settle, tick, realise, agree, mark off

  4. ascertainverb

    learn or discover with certainty

    Synonyms:
    see, find, watch, find out, check, ensure, insure, assure, control, see to it, determine, learn

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ascertainverb

    Synonyms:
    determine, establish, fix, settle, define, certify, verify, make certain, make sure

  2. ascertainverb

    Synonyms:
    discover, find out, get at

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  1. The BEA spokesman:

    At this point in time, the BEA is studying the information on the airplane part found in La Reunion, in coordination with our Malaysian and Australian colleagues, and with the judicial authorities, the part has not yet been identified and it is not possible at this hour to ascertain whether the part is from a B777 and/or from MH370.

  2. Stephen Massocca:

    This was false information ; it may be incredibly difficult to ascertain whomever was selling stock at those prices, who was the guilty party. So they should cancel all trades, that would be the fair thing to do, i don't know why they are letting it trade. This is an error in regulation.

  3. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso:

    Rather than being swayed just by superficial market moves, I believe it's important to ascertain China's structural issues behind them, i think it's beneficial to hold a frank debate at G20 on what is happening in Chinese economy.

  4. Lloyd Bonfield:

    One would probably need to go back to the UN-brokered armistice between Croatia and Yugoslavia in 1992 to ascertain the borders of Croatia, if this land was not within Croatia’s borders, it likely remained part of Yugoslavia and that part of Yugoslavia is now Serbia. It is difficult to see how it would be part of neither.

  5. Clarence House:

    It is not possible to ascertain from whom the Prince caught the virus owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks.

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