Synonyms for (verb) determine

Synonyms: determine

Definition: fix in scope; fix the boundaries of

Usage: the tree determines the border of the property

Similar words: specify, define, delimit, delimitate, delineate

Definition: determine the essential quality of


Synonyms: influence, determine, regulate, mold, shape

Definition: shape or influence; give direction to

Usage: experience often determines ability; mold public opinion

Similar words: cause, do, make

Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident


Synonyms: square off, square up, settle, determine

Definition: settle conclusively; come to terms

Usage: We finally settled the argument

Similar words: conclude, resolve

Definition: reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation


Synonyms: limit, set, specify, define, determine, fix

Definition: decide upon or fix definitely

Usage: fix the variables; specify the parameters

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out

Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her