Definition for DE-TERM'INE


  1. To resolve; to conclude; to come to a decision. He shall pay as the judges determine. – Ex. xxi. It is indifferent how the learned shall determine concerning this matter. – Anon.
  2. To end; to terminate. The danger determined by the death of the conspirators. Revolutions often determine in setting up tyranny at home, or in conquest from abroad. Some estates may determine, on future contingencies. – Blackstone.

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