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Synonyms for determine
dɪˈtɜr mɪnde·ter·mine

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. determine

    Synonyms:
    assure, calculate, demonstrate, establish, insure, make sure, prove, settle, warrant

    Antonyms:
    augur, betoken, bode, divine, forebode, foretell, portend, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy

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, 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, ascertain, obtain, bump, limit, set, learn, regain, chance, discover, insure, check

  2. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulateverb

    shape or influence; give direction to

    "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"

    Synonyms:
    mildew, settle, baffle, square up, work, shape, fix, find, square off, forge, modulate, regulate, see, find out, govern, cast, form, define, specify, mould, regularize, watch, regularise, mold, tempt, charm, make up one's mind, decide, ascertain, influence, limit, act upon, learn, set, model, order, check

  3. determine, setverb

    fix conclusively or authoritatively

    "set the rules"

    Synonyms:
    settle, go under, square up, dress, place, prepare, mark, put, localize, congeal, fix, find, fructify, gear up, go down, square off, jell, make up one's mind, regulate, see, find out, coif, arrange, define, specify, position, lay, correct, countersink, coiffe, plant, coiffure, do, watch, lay out, mold, ready, set up, decide, shape, sic, ascertain, influence, limit, learn, set, typeset, adjust, rig, pose, localise, check

  4. specify, set, determine, define, fix, limitverb

    decide upon or fix definitely

    "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"

    Synonyms:
    specialise, particularise, localize, restore, make, gear up, fructify, doctor, sterilise, coiffure, cook, mend, delimitate, delimit, mold, peg down, put, fixate, regulate, do, unsex, posit, condition, place, learn, fix, countersink, arrange, make up one's mind, desexualise, set up, define, desexualize, pay back, lay, plant, coif, dress, ready, trammel, localise, ascertain, mark, circumscribe, go under, square up, check, specify, correct, secure, nail down, repair, delineate, particularize, set, position, decide, touch on, find out, see, sic, square off, limit, jell, restrict, prepare, destine, situate, coiffe, find, throttle, deposit, furbish up, get, pose, pin down, influence, typeset, rig, sterilize, qualify, bound, narrow, set apart, desex, narrow down, watch, go down, congeal, intend, assign, confine, fasten, pay off, bushel, stipulate, restrain, shape, settle, lay out, specialize, adjust, designate

  5. decide, make up one's mind, determineverb

    reach, make, or come to a decision about something

    "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"

    Synonyms:
    influence, square off, ascertain, adjudicate, see, set, watch, square up, settle, learn, define, mold, resolve, specify, make up one's mind, fix, find out, check, find, regulate, shape, limit, decide

  6. determineverb

    fix in scope; fix the boundaries of

    "the tree determines the border of the property"

    Synonyms:
    influence, square off, ascertain, see, set, watch, square up, settle, learn, shape, define, mold, specify, make up one's mind, fix, find out, check, find, regulate, limit, decide

  7. settle, square off, square up, determineverb

    settle conclusively; come to terms

    "We finally settled the argument"

    Synonyms:
    settle, descend, shape, make up, patch up, nail down, sink, find, square, settle down, go down, square off, subside, regulate, root, see, find out, steady down, go under, specify, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, watch, define, get back, adjudicate, conciliate, even up, make up one's mind, decide, square up, set, resolve, locate, influence, limit, ascertain, learn, finalize, fix, jog, take root, mold, check

  8. 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, ascertain, 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, 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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. determineverb

    Synonyms:
    settle, decide, adjust, conclude, end, fix

  2. determineverb

    Synonyms:
    ascertain, certify, verify, find out, make out, fix upon

  3. determineverb

    Synonyms:
    influence, lead, induce, give direction to

  4. determineverb

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) bring to an end, put an end to, cause to terminate

  5. determineverb

    Synonyms:
    conclude, decide, resolve

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How to use determine in a sentence?

  1. Margrethe Vestager:

    With this sector inquiry my aim is to determine how widespread these barriers are and what effects they have on competition and consumers. If they are anti-competitive we will not hesitate to take enforcement action under EU antitrust rules.

  2. Sara Hughes:

    The investigation will determine all of the pertinent details related to this incident.

  3. Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum:

    Our work continues to find the graves of our fellow Tulsans who went missing during the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Today, we begin a test excavation in Oaklawn Cemetery to determine what is causing an underground anomaly found by geophysical scanning conducted earlier this year, because the scan is consistent with a mass grave, a team of some of the foremost researchers in the nation have assembled in Tulsa to assess both the presence and the condition of any human remains at the site in question.

  4. Bryce Dubee:

    We've seen reporting that it was a drone, or a bird-strike but the plane is currently being examined at the airport to determine the nature of the mechanical issue.

  5. Jim Cain:

    It is appropriate for the court to determine the legal status of Ms. Anderson.


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