to correct the bounds of; mark off; settle; fix; establish.
To limit in area or level; form the limits of; bound; shut-in: as, yonder hill determines our view.
to see or state undoubtedly; find out; know; settle; choose, as after consideration or examination: since, to determine the types of an animal or a plant; to look for the height of a mountain, or the quantity of nitrogen inside environment.
In reasoning, to describe or restrict by the addition of variations.
to create to a conclusion; put an end to; end.
Specifically—6. To find, as the solution of a problem; end, as a dispute, by judicial or other final decision: as, the court determined the cause.
To fix or settle absolutely; make particular or particular; decide the state or personality of.
to come calmly to a definite objective in respect of; resolve on; decide: as, he determined to keep.
To give way or habit of; decide this course of: as, impulse may determine a moving body to the or that time.
To influence the choice of; cause to come to a conclusion or resolution: as, this situation determined him towards study of legislation.
Synonyms To limit.
to see, learn.
to choose, conclude.
To cause, influence, lead.
to get to a choice or resolution; settle definitively on some type of conduct.
to come quickly to an in depth; end; terminate.
To come to a determinate result in time; reach a set or definite limit; vanish or to take force.
In Oxford along with other universities, to indulge in a solemn disputation preparatory to graduation as master of arts. See dedication, 12.