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determine

de·ter·mine

determine

 
 
pronunciation:
dih tuhr mihn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: determined, determines, determining
definition 1: to decide or settle finally and without question.
We determined a date for the wedding.
synonyms:
judge, resolve
similar words:
appoint, arbitrate, clinch, decide, fix, set, settle, sew up
definition 2: to conclude after studying or watching.
Some scientists have determined the age of the dinosaur teeth.
synonyms:
ascertain, conclude, find out
similar words:
calculate, discover, establish, infer, see, verify
definition 3: to bring about; produce.
The colors you choose will determine the mood of the picture.
synonyms:
cause, produce
similar words:
create, effect, fix, generate, mold, prescribe
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The word determine contains the following part:
term Latin root that means end, boundary