The definition of determine is to set limits, make a decision or find out exactly.
(--- Law) A public official who hears and decides cases or matters in a forum other than a court, such as an administrative proceeding.
To act as arbiter.
To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
To decide or declare authoritatively or judicially; decree:
A person selected to judge a dispute; arbiter, esp. one, as in collective bargaining negotiations, named with the consent of both sides
To be the medium for bringing about (a result), conveying (an object), communicating (information), etc.
A substance, such as graphite, water, or heavy water, placed in a nuclear reactor to slow neutrons down to speeds at which they are more likely to be captured by fissionable components of a fuel (such as uranium-235) and less likely to be absorbed by nonfissionable components of a fuel (such as uranium-238).
To make a decision in a legal case or proceeding:
The definition of arbitrate is to submit a dispute to be settled to someone other than a judge, or to do the act of settling a dispute between two parties.
To order, establish, or decide by decree:
(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
A person appointed or elected to read lessons, prayers, etc. aloud in church
The reviewing before publication, by an authority or authorities in the pertinent field of study, of the written form of an idea, hypothesis, theory, and/or written discussion of such.
A person who reviews; esp., one who reviews books, plays, etc. as for a newspaper
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