Definition for DE-TERM'IN-ATE

DE-TERM'IN-ATE, a. [L. determinatus.]

  1. Limited; fixed; definite; as, a determinate quantity of matter.
  2. Established; settled; positive; as, a determinate rule or order. The determinate counsel of God. – Acts ii.
  3. Decisive; conclusive; as, a determinate resolution or judgment.
  4. Resolved on. – Shak.
  5. Fixed; resolute. – Sidney.

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