determine


determine
01. She is [determined] to quit her job and travel around Europe for a year.
02. The President has reaffirmed his government's [determination] to improve the economy.
03. The weight of the salmon [determines] the length of cooking time required.
04. He was not a very good golfer at first, but through his effort and [determination] was able to improve quickly.
05. Janice is [determined] to quit her job because she doesn't like her boss.
06. Native people in our country are [determined] to get back the lands that were taken away from them.
07. Police believe that DNA testing will [determine] if the suspect is guilty or not.
08. D. J. Geddes once said that leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary [determination].
09. In order to [determine] which cities we should visit during our trip abroad, we read a number of brochures on each place.
10. The boy was [determined] to finish his homework Friday evening so that he would have the weekend free.
11. A family's ethnic background is an important [determinant] of the content of socialization.
12. Studies show that the single most important [determinant] of your life chances is the territory within which you are born and spend your life.
13. William M. Bulger once said that a man's real worth is [determined] by what he does when he has nothing to do.
14. A number of Muslim countries are now using satellite technology to assist in moon sightings, used to [determine] Islamic holidays.
15. Robert Frost once said that a jury consists of twelve people who [determine] which client has the better lawyer.
16. There is an Italian proverb which states that to he who is [determined], it remains only to act.
17. A cat uses its whiskers to [determine] if a space is too small to squeeze through.
18. The cause of the fire which destroyed a downtown department store has not yet been [determined].
19. Someone once joked that a wise man can sometimes learn from a fool - as soon as it can be [determined] which is which.
20. In Rwanda, family heritage [determines] one's social status and place of residence.
21. Daily hassles and environmental factors such as noise are important [determinants] of daily stress.
22. Evidence from studies done on twins indicates that genetic factors may play a role in [determining] a person's personality.
23. Physical appearance appears to be a powerful [determinant] of one's first impression of an individual.
24. The Chinese New Year is [determined] by the lunar calendar.

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  • 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

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  • 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

  • determine — mid 14c., to come to an end, also to settle, decide (late 14c.), from O.Fr. determiner (12c.) or directly from L. determinare to enclose, bound, set limits to, from de off (see DE (Cf. de )) + terminare to mark the end or boundary, from terminus… …   Etymology dictionary

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