Thesaurus / ascertaining
other words for ascertaining
- find out
- catch on
- check out
- check up on
- get down cold
- get down pat
- get hold of
- get it down
- get the hang of
- learn the ropes
- make certain
- make sure
- pick up
- pick up on
- size up
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How far such welcome and adoption were voluntary we have no means of ascertaining.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
I regret that my want of osteological science prevented me from ascertaining to what animal these bones had belonged.
Happily, we shall never have an opportunity of ascertaining whether I am right.
JOSEPHINEJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
We even forgot the luncheon baskets; and no one thought of ascertaining what the blast had accomplished.
A BUSY YEAR AT THE OLD SQUIRE'SCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
After ascertaining that the fox had not yet passed, they took their stations.
FRANK, THE YOUNG NATURALISTHARRY CASTLEMON
There were no daily newspapers, no ready means of ascertaining a date.
JAMES VI AND THE GOWRIE MYSTERYANDREW LANG
Many forms of apparatus have been tried for ascertaining the temperature of glass furnaces.
Indeed, I may take this opportunity of remarking that no astronomer has yet succeeded in ascertaining the distance of any nebula.
We have not to look far for ascertaining whether these assertions have borne fruit.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
How much of the night had passed, or where he at present was, he had no means of ascertaining.