Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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It is the constitutional method of ascertaining the public will.

His first object at once became the ascertaining of his bearings.

And there was no other means of ascertaining what had been going on.

I had no trouble in ascertaining that Jake had nothing to do with things.

"There are other ways of ascertaining that without stooping to keyholes," said her husband.

Ascertaining that she had but swooned he placed her gently on the bed.

So I led him to the canoe and, ascertaining that I had him well hooked, I lifted him in.

This is as near as I ever came to ascertaining his nationality.

You are mistaken, lovely Christine, for I have the means of ascertaining the truth.

Pity that I had no aneroid barometer for ascertaining the elevation of that site.