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To fix or shape the form or character of
“Your willingness to work hard will determine how successful you are in life.”
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To decide on
“We must now determine the best course of action moving forward.”
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To come to a judgement
“The boss will determine what your pay increase will be after your performance review.”
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To ascertain through analysis or investigation
“The detectives would determine that Steven was guilty after finding traces of the victim's DNA on his premises.”
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To measure the quantitative amount of something
“Could you use a measuring tape to determine the length and width of this cabinet?”
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To find out through making an inquiry
“Please determine if your brother will be coming home for dinner this evening.”
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To fix the scope or boundaries of
“The fence will determine the boundary of the property.”
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To forecast the future or the fate of something in advance
“He lived, as it were, under the shadow of some fatal curse which seemed to determine all his actions to failure.”
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(rare, usually used in simple past form "determined") To impel and direct towards an object or action
“His obvious weight gain would determine him to go on a diet.”
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(archaic, obsolete) To bring or come to an end
“Due to your heresy, your service to His Majesty will determine immediately.”
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