Determine in a sentence as a verb

They're using conversation to try to determine whether he's lying, gaps in his story, nervousness, and so on.

It's really hard/expensive to wipe your lens with a microfiber cloth in space; JPL once did a study to determine the cost/feasibility.

Even the token manufacturers were not able to determine which of a set of tokens were authentic and which were counterfeit.

"[0]> "Once you determine that Samsung violated the patents," Ilagan said, "it's easy to just go down those different [Samsung] products because it was all the same.

The concept is to interview as many of the 200 people in the MA Attorney's office as possible to determine how many of them feel good about these events, think Ortiz was in the right, or feel like Ortiz has been a good leader.

The Court's role in hearing such discretionary appeals is to step in and decide important questions of federal law or to determine who is right when the various lower federal appellate courts may have reached conflicting decisions on such points of law in way that cries out of definitive resolution by the highest court.

Determine definitions


establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"

See also: find ascertain


shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"

See also: shape mold influence regulate


fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"


decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"

See also: specify define limit


reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"

See also: decide


fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; "the tree determines the border of the property"


settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument"

See also: settle


find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"

See also: check ascertain watch learn