DETERMINE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DETERMINE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
determine
 v.  make a firm decision to do something
 v.  firmly decide
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Clearly they reflected the thoughts which possessed him, but whether the music aided those thoughts, or whether the playing was simply the result of a whim or fancy was more than I could determine.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  Promises were still more liberally distributed than money by this active agent; and, in fine, nothing was left undone that could determine the wavering, or animate the disheartened.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
3  At last it was agreed that they should endeavour to determine the dimensions of the wood by walking a little more about it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  Their spirits were in general exhausted; and to determine whether the day had afforded most pleasure or pain, might occupy the meditations of almost all.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  Happily, however, she was not left to weigh and decide between opposite inclinations and doubtful notions of right; there was no occasion to determine whether she ought to keep Edmund and Mary asunder or not.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
6  The violent agitation of the girl, and the apprehension of some discovery which would subject her to ill-usage and violence, seemed to determine the gentleman to leave her, as she requested.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
7  She could determine nothing at present.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 16
8  That, however, I shall determine by a very simple test if we have an answer to our advertisement.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
9  There is one point which I should wish to determine.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
10  The wound upon the dead man was, as I was able to determine with absolute confidence, fired from a revolver at the distance of something over four yards.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
11  Well, we can soon determine that.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
12  It was evidently the derelict remains of some vast structure, to what end built I could not determine.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
13  "I leave it to yourself to determine," said Mr. Bennet.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 23
14  The party then gathered round the fire to hear Lady Catherine determine what weather they were to have on the morrow.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 29
15  She wished, she feared that the master of the house might be amongst them; and whether she wished or feared it most, she could scarcely determine.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 45
Example Sentence: (187 in 13 pages)
16  How hard the swimmers work now will determine how they perform in the Olympics.
17  I tried to determine the reasons for his actions.
18  The tests will help the doctors determine what treatment to use.
19  Computer models help to determine whether a particular area is likely to flood.
20  My aim was first of all to determine what I should do next.
21  Radiology was used to determine the distribution of the disease.
22  The computer will crunch all the numbers to determine the final score.
23  The aim of the inquiry was to determine what had caused the accident.
24  You alone should determine what is right for you.
25  These are company reserves available for distribution as the directors may determine.
26  The economy is regarded as the decisive/key factor which will determine the outcome of the general election.
27  The size of the fish will determine the thickness of the steaks.
28  The doctor will first determine your fitness to receive the anaesthetic.
29  Present decisions will determine the future of the company.
30  She will determine how it is to be done.