Meaning of determine

Definition of determine

(verb) 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"
shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"
decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
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"
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"

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