• Pronunciation of determine: D AH0 T ER1 M AH0 N (dɪ'tɜrmɪn)

  • Number of syllables of determine: 3

  • Pronunciation Video of determine

  • Definition of determine

    • (v): reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"  
    • (v): fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"  
    • (v): fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; the tree determines the border of the property  
    • (v): shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"  
    • (v): settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"  
  • Examples of determine

    • Determine the extent of turnover within the projectstaff.  
    • They did not determine it to be inauthentic.  
    • They agree to determine the site through augury.  
    • Joseph's decision to prepay her student loan should be based on factors that determine the best use of her income.  
    • How do you determine the divisor and the dividand  
    • The diagonals determine the vertex type.  
    • The two decide to cooperate to determine the truth.  
    • Nutritive density of meals helps determine gastric emptying time.  
    • The results will determine acceptance of the system.  
    • Screening can determine the sex of the fetus.  

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