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Another word for determine

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Verb
  1. To make a decision about (a controversy or dispute, for example) after deliberation, as in a court of law

      1. A person appointed to rule on plays, especially in baseball.
      2. A person appointed to settle a dispute that mediators have been unable to resolve; an arbitrator.
      3. To act as referee for; rule or judge.
      1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
      2. The duration of such power.
      3. An authoritative, prescribed direction for conduct, especially one of the regulations governing procedure in a legislative body or a regulation observed by the players in a game, sport, or contest.
      1. One to whom something is referred, especially for settlement, decision, or an opinion as to the thing's quality.
      2. An official supervising the play; an umpire.
      3. A person appointed by a court to assist a judge in the trying of a case or to hear certain types of cases.
      1. To form an opinion or estimation of after careful consideration:
      2. To hear and decide on in a court of law:
      3. To pass sentence on; condemn.
      1. An authoritative order having the force of law.
      2. The judgment of a court of equity.
      3. The judgment of a court.
      1. To reach a conclusion or form a judgment or opinion about (something) by reasoning or consideration:
      2. To cause to make or reach a decision:
      3. To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
      1. To judge or decide in or as in the manner of an arbitrator:
      2. To submit to settlement or judgment by arbitration:
      3. To serve as an arbitrator or arbiter.
      1. To make a decision (in a legal case or proceeding), as where a judge or arbitrator rules on some disputed issue or claim between the parties.
      2. To study and settle (a dispute or conflict):
      3. To act as a judge of (a contest or an aspect of a contest).
      1. To determine or decide by judicial procedure; adjudicate.
      2. To order judicially; rule.
      3. To award (damages, for example) by law.
  2. To obtain knowledge or awareness of something not known before, as through observation or study

      1. To gain knowledge of or skill in through study, instruction, or experience:
      2. To become aware or informed of; find out:
      3. To fix in the mind or memory; memorize:
      1. To perceive (sound) by the ear:
      2. To learn by hearing; be told by others:
      3. To listen to (something) attentively or in an official capacity, as in a court:
      1. To come upon, often by accident; meet with:
      2. To come upon or discover by searching or making an effort:
      3. To discover or ascertain through observation, experience, or study:
      1. To notice or learn, especially by making an effort:
      2. To be the first, or the first of one's group or kind, to find, learn of, or observe.
      3. To learn about for the first time in one's experience:
      1. To discover with certainty, as through examination or experimentation.
      2. To make certain, definite, and precise.
    See also:

    teach

  3. To make up or cause to make up one's mind

      1. To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
      2. To resolve (a lawsuit or dispute) by mutual agreement of the parties rather than by court decision.
      3. To make the determinations and distributions of (a trust).
      1. To make a firm decision about:
      2. To decide or express by formal vote:
      3. To cause (a person) to reach a decision:
      1. To reach a conclusion or form a judgment or opinion about (something) by reasoning or consideration:
      2. To cause to make or reach a decision:
      3. To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
      1. To bring to an end; close:
      2. To bring about (a final agreement or settlement):
      3. To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
    See also:

    decide

  4. To fix the limits of

    See also:

    limited

Another word for determine

Verb
  1. To define

  2. To find out the facts

  3. To decide the course of affairs

      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. A small piece of ground, generally used for a specific purpose:
      2. A measured area of land; a lot.
      3. A ground plan, as for a building; a diagram.
      1. To produce or contrive (something previously unknown) by the use of ingenuity or imagination.
      2. To make up; fabricate:
      1. To form, plan, or arrange in the mind; design or contrive:
      2. To transmit or give (real property) by will.
      3. To suppose; imagine.
  4. To resolve

      1. To bring to an end; close:
      2. To bring about (a final agreement or settlement):
      3. To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
      1. To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
      2. To resolve (a lawsuit or dispute) by mutual agreement of the parties rather than by court decision.
      3. To make the determinations and distributions of (a trust).
      1. To reach a conclusion or form a judgment or opinion about (something) by reasoning or consideration:
      2. To cause to make or reach a decision:
      3. To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about: