diagnose definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To distinguish or identify (a disease, including) by diagnosis.
    • to determine (a person) as having a certain disease or problem in the shape of an analysis.
    • to assess the character or reason for: identify the reasons for an economic downturn.
    • to tell apart or identify (a disease, like) by diagnosis.
    • to recognize (an individual) as having a specific disease or problem by means of a diagnosis.
    • to investigate the type or reason for: identify the reasons for an economic downturn.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • which will make a diagnosis.
    • In order to make an analysis.
  • verb:
    • To determine the root cause of (an ailment).
    • to determine by diagnosis; to diagnosticate. See diagnosticate.
    • determine or differentiate the nature of a challenge or a disease through a diagnostic evaluation
    • at the mercy of a medical evaluation
    • To determine the root cause of (an illness).
    • to see by diagnosis; to diagnosticate. See diagnosticate.
    • determine or differentiate the nature of difficulty or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
    • subject to a medical analysis
  • others:
    • In pathol., zoöl., and botany, to look for the analysis of; ascertain, as an illness, from its symptoms; distinguish; discriminate; diagnosticate.
    • In pathol., zoöl., and botany, to determine the diagnosis of; ascertain, as a disease, from its symptoms; distinguish; discriminate; diagnosticate.

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