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verb as in choose, decide

verb as in dictate, govern, regulate

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Example Sentences

Our relationship with our past determines how we move into the future.

And a woman—proud, strong, “again a rebel, [who] determines she will be crowned once again.”

One key difference is education, which increasingly determines social status and wealth.

But what actually determines the amount of wreckage left floating on the surface?

Unless the government of Veracruz determines Goyo was killed for his reporting, the federal government is unlikely to step in.

In this case, the idea of a greater good determines him to deprive himself of one less desirable.

But as to what determines the interval between one key and another they have told us nothing.'

It decides what may with propriety be admitted to the essay, and it determines in part what must be left out.

Again, the position in the theme determines what kind of a paragraph should be used.

The fatal majority of three urban to two rural representatives still determines the measures of Government.


On this page you'll find 146 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to determines, such as: resolve, regulate, complete, rule, opt, and cinch.

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