ascertain definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to see with certainty, as through examination or experimentation. See Synonyms at discover.
    • Archaic to be sure, definite, and precise.
    • To render (a person) certain; to cause to feel specific; to produce confident; in order to guarantee; to apprise.
    • which will make (anything) particular to your head; to free of obscurity, doubt, or modification; to make sure of; to fix; to determine.
    • to learn or learn for a certainty, by trial, evaluation, or experiment; to get to know.
  • verb:
    • To find out positively; to realize or establish.
    • see, learn, or figure out with certainty, frequently by making an inquiry or any other work
    • establish after a calculation, investigation, research, study, or research
    • be careful or specific to-do some thing; make certain of anything
    • understand or discover with certainty
  • others:
    • to make sure; determine; determine or lower to accuracy by detatching doubt, obscurity, or ambiguity; establish; show.
    • to learn by trial, examination, or research, in order to understand as certain; get an exact familiarity with: as, to see the extra weight of a commodity or even the purity of a metal.
    • To make sure of; insure.
    • to make sure or certain; certify; assure; inform.
    • To establish with certainty; render invariable, or perhaps not at the mercy of caprice; fix.

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