Synonyms of determine in English:

determine


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verb

1‘it is this last pair of chromosomes which determines the sex of the embryo’

SYNONYMS
control, decide, regulate, direct, rule, dictate, govern, condition, form, shape
affect, have an effect on, influence, exert influence on, sway, act on, work on, mould, modify, alter, touch, have an impact on, impact on

2‘he determined to sell up and go abroad’

SYNONYMS
resolve, decide, come to a decision, make a decision, reach a decision, make up one's mind, choose, elect, opt
formal purpose

3‘the rent shall be determined by a qualified accountant’

SYNONYMS
specify, set, fix, decide on, come to a decision about, settle, assign, designate, allot, arrange, choose, name, appoint, establish, authorize, ordain, prescribe, decree

4‘the first step is to determine the composition of the raw materials’

SYNONYMS
find out, discover, ascertain, learn, establish, fix, settle, decide, calculate, work out, make out, fathom, fathom out, come to know, get to know, ferret out, deduce, divine, intuit, diagnose, discern, check, verify, confirm, make certain of, certify
informal figure out, get a fix on

5‘I am not sure what determined her to write to me’

SYNONYMS
prompt, impel, induce, influence, sway, lead, move, cause, motivate, stimulate, prod, spur on, provoke, incite, dispose, incline, persuade, encourage, urge, inspire
make