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determine

verb adjudge, adjudicate, arrive at a connlusion, ascertain, award, bring in a verdict, bring to an end, bring to justice, choose, come to a conclusion, come to a decision, come to a determination, conclude, constituere, decernere, decide, decide upon, declare, decree, decree by judicial authority, deduce, delimit, deeiver judgment, direct, draw a conclusion, end by a deciiion, estimate, exercise the judgment, find, fix upon, form a judgment, form a resolution, give a ruling, give an opinnon, give judgment, hold, infer, interpret, judge, limit, make a decision, make a resolution, make one's choice, make terms, make up one's mind, opine, pass an opinion, pass judgment, pass sentence, prescribe punishment, pronounce a judgment, pronounce guilty, reckon, referee, regulate, remain firm, resolve, rule, seal, seal the doom of, settle, settle in one's mind, settle upon, sit in judgment, statuere, stipulate, take a decisive step, utter juuicial sentence against, weigh, will
Associated concepts: determine the nature of the loss, finally determined, legally determine the rights of the parties to an action
See also: adjudge, adjudicate, appraise, arbitrate, arrange, ascertain, assess, award, calculate, call, choose, circumscribe, command, complete, comprehend, conclude, constitute, construe, decide, deduce, deduct, deem, define, delimit, delineate, demarcate, designate, detect, discover, dispose, elucidate, establish, fix, gauge, hold, identify, judge, manage, opine, pass, pass judgment, postulate, predominate, program, pronounce, rate, regulate, resolve, rule, select, sentence, settle, title
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These few, who do no work, determine what pay the vast hive shall have who DO work.
Every Tragedy, therefore, must have six parts, which parts determine its quality--namely, Plot, Character, Diction, Thought, Spectacle, Song.
We may determine not to gather any cherries and keep our hands sturdily in our pockets, but we can't prevent our mouths from watering.
One fly deposits hundreds of eggs, and another, like the hippobosca, a single one; but this difference does not determine how many individuals of the two species can be supported in a district.
What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.
And must not an animal be a lover of learning who determines what he likes and dislikes by the test of knowledge and ignorance?
She decides to say nothing to her husband, but sits down and writes to her solicitor, asking him to come on the morrow, and she also determines to destroy immediately the will which she has just made.
A man's genius, the quality that differences him from every other, the susceptibility to one class of influences, the selection of what is fit for him, the rejection of what is unfit, determines for him the character of the universe.
Palmer, whose eye was caught by every thing pretty, expensive, or new; who was wild to buy all, could determine on none, and dawdled away her time in rapture and indecision.
There being no sun nor other heavenly bodies, it is impossible for us to determine the North in the usual way; but we have a method of our own.
The art of war, then, is governed by five constant factors, to be taken into account in one's deliberations, when seeking to determine the conditions obtaining in the field.
But whether any person is such by nature, and whether it is advantageous and just for any one to be a slave or no, or whether all slavery is contrary to nature, shall be considered hereafter; not that it is difficult to determine it upon general principles, or to understand it from matters of fact; for that some should govern, and others be governed, is not only necessary but useful, and from the hour of their birth some are marked out for those purposes, and others for the other, and there are many species of both sorts.