EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DETERMINING
That always had been his determining argument: that one must take risks.
There was certainly some determining cause underlying all this which escaped her.
The beginner will have little difficulty in determining this genus.
Dr. Peterson says that the sunstroke was only the determining cause.
Who they were, we have no means of determining except from Plato's description of them.
There are no means of determining the relative order in time of the Phaedrus, Symposium, Phaedo.
With what eyes Andreas may have looked upon all this we have no means of determining.
A special thermometer is very useful in determining the temperature.
The influence of the rivers in determining the settlement of the country has been mentioned.
But what his ultimate purpose was she had no means of determining.
mid-14c., "to come to an end," also "to settle, decide" (late 14c.), from Old French determiner (12c.) or directly from Latin determinare "to enclose, bound, set limits to," from de- "off" (see de-) + terminare "to mark the end or boundary," from terminus "end, limit" (see terminus). Sense of "coming to a firm decision" (to do something) is from mid-15c. Related: Determined; determining; determiner.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DETERMINING
- mattering much
- of moment
- of note
- of substance