Determine+or+find

  • 1 find — vb found, find·ing vt 1: to come upon accidentally or through effort found a valuable antique in the old desk found a buyer for the property 2: to make a judicial determination regarding …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Find — (f[imac]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Found} (found); p. pr. & vb. n. {Finding}.] [AS. findan; akin to D. vinden, OS. & OHG. findan, G. finden, Dan. finde, icel. & Sw. finna, Goth. fin[thorn]an; and perh. to L. petere to seek, Gr. pi ptein to fall,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Determine — De*ter mine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Determined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Determining}.] [F. d[ e]terminer, L. determinare, determinatum; de + terminare limit, terminus limit. See {Term}.] 1. To fix the boundaries of; to mark off and separate. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 determine — de‧ter‧mine [dɪˈtɜːmn ǁ ɜːr ] verb [transitive] 1. to find out the facts about something: • Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the accident. • Experts have determined that the signature was forged. 2. to make an official… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 determine — [dē tʉr′mən, ditʉr′mən] vt. determined, determining [ME determinen < OFr determiner < L determinare, to bound, limit < de , from + terminare, to set bounds < terminus, an end: see TERM2] 1. to set limits to; bound; define 2. to settle …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 find out — verb 1. establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study (Freq. 33) find the product of two numbers The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize • Syn: ↑determine, ↑find, ↑ascertain • Der …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 find — [c]/faɪnd / (say fuynd) verb (found, finding) –verb (t) 1. to come upon by chance; meet: to find a dollar in the street. 2. to learn, attain, or obtain by search or effort: to find wisdom. 3. to discover: to find gold. 4. to recover (something… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 find — findable, adj. /fuynd/, v., found, finding, n. v.t. 1. to come upon by chance; meet with: He found a nickel in the street. 2. to locate, attain, or obtain by search or effort: to find an apartment; to find happiness. 3. to locate or recover… …

    Universalium

  • 9 find — I. verb (found; finding) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English findan; akin to Old High German findan to find, Latin pont , pons bridge, Greek pontos sea, Sanskrit patha way, course Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to come… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 find — [[t]faɪnd[/t]] v. found, find•ing, n. 1) to come upon by chance; meet with: to find a dime in the street[/ex] 2) to locate, attain, or obtain by search or effort: to find an apartment[/ex] 3) to recover (something lost) 4) to discover or perceive …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 determine — verb (determined; determining) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French determiner, from Latin determinare, from de + terminare to limit, from terminus boundary, limit more at term Date: 14th century transitive verb 1 …

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  • 12 determine — [[t]dɪtɜ͟ː(r)mɪn[/t]] ♦♦ determines, determining, determined 1) VERB If a particular factor determines the nature of a thing or event, it causes it to be of a particular kind. [FORMAL] [V n] The size of the chicken pieces will determine the… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 find — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. discover, detect, espy; get, obtain; learn, ascertain, perceive; provide; decide, declare. See acquisition, disclosure, judgment. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fortunate discovery, acquisition, bonanza,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 find — v 1. come upon or across, chance upon, happen upon, light upon, hit upon, stumble on or upon; run into, bump into, fall on or upon, meet with, encounter, experience. 2. earn, win, gain, get, procure, acquire, obtain, reach, attain, succeed. 3.… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 15 determine — de|ter|mine [ dı tɜrmın ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to officially decide something: determine whether/why/who: It is for the court to determine whether she is guilty. 2. ) transitive often passive to control what something will be:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 determine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. decide, resolve; end, settle, answer; delimit, define, bound; find out, ascertain; specify, restrict, differentiate. See resolution, learning, certainty, choice. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To define]… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 determine — de|ter|mine W1 [dıˈtə:mın US ə:r ] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: determiner, from Latin terminus edge, limit ] 1.) to find out the facts about something = ↑establish ▪ Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 determine — verb (T) 1 to find out the exact details or facts about something: Your parents income is used to determine your level of financial aid. (+ how/what/who etc): The purpose of the exercise is to determine where we want to go from here. 2 to have a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 find — To come upon by seeking or by effort. Shields v. Shields, 115 Mont. 146, 139 P.2d 528, 530. To discover; to determine; to locate; to ascertain and declare. See also found locate To announce a conclusion upon a disputed fact or state of facts; as… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 find — To come upon by seeking or by effort. Shields v. Shields, 115 Mont. 146, 139 P.2d 528, 530. To discover; to determine; to locate; to ascertain and declare. See also found locate To announce a conclusion upon a disputed fact or state of facts; as… …

    Black's law dictionary