Determine vs. Deem

Determine vs. Deem — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Determine and Deem

Determineverb

To set the boundaries or limits of.

Deemverb

To judge, to pass judgment on; to doom, to sentence.

Determineverb

To ascertain definitely; to figure out, find out, or conclude by analyzing, calculating, or investigating.

Deemverb

To adjudge, to decree.

Determineverb

To fix the form or character of; to shape; to prescribe imperatively; to regulate; to settle.

Deemverb

To dispense (justice); to administer (law).

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Determineverb

To fix the course of; to impel and direct; with a remoter object preceded by to.

Deemverb

(ditransitive) To hold in belief or estimation; to adjudge as a conclusion; to regard as being; to evaluate according to one's beliefs; to account.

She deemed his efforts insufficient.

Determineverb

To bring to a conclusion, as a question or controversy; to settle authoritative or judicial sentence; to decide.

The court has determined the cause.

Deemverb

(ambitransitive) To think, judge, or have or hold as an opinion; to decide or believe on consideration; to suppose.

Determineverb

To resolve on; to have a fixed intention of; also, to cause to come to a conclusion or decision; to lead.

I determined to go home at once.

Deemnoun

An opinion, a judgment, a surmise.

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Determineverb

(logic) To define or limit by adding a differentia.

Deemverb

keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view;

take for grantedview as importanthold these truths to be self-evidentI hold him personally responsible

Determineverb

(obsolete) To bring to an end; to finish.

Determineverb

after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study;

find the product of two numbersThe physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

Determineverb

shape or influence; give direction to;

experience often determines abilitymold public opinion

Determineverb

fix conclusively or authoritatively;

set the rules

Determineverb

decide upon or fix definitely;

fix the variablesspecify the parameters

Determineverb

reach, make, or come to a decision about something;

We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

Determineverb

fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; the tree determines the border of the property

Determineverb

settle conclusively; come to terms;

We finally settled the argument

Determineverb

find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort;

I want to see whether she speaks FrenchSee whether it worksfind out if he speaks RussianCheck whether the train leaves on time