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de·ter·mi·nate

 (dĭ-tûr′mə-nĭt)
adj.
1. Precisely limited or defined; definite: a determinate number; a determinate distance.
2. Conclusively settled; final.
3. Firm in purpose; resolute.
4. Botany
a. Terminating in a flower and blooming in a sequence beginning with the uppermost or central flower: a determinate inflorescence.
b. Not continuing indefinitely at the tip of an axis: determinate growth.

[Middle English, from Latin dēterminātus, past participle of dētermināre, to determine; see determine.]

de·ter′mi·nate·ly adv.
de·ter′mi·nate·ness n.

determinate

(dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪt)
adj
1. definitely limited, defined, or fixed; distinct
2. a less common word for determined
3. (Logic)
a. able to be predicted or deduced
b. (of an effect) obeying the law of causality
4. (Botany) botany (of an inflorescence) having the main and branch stems ending in flowers and unable to grow further; cymose
5. (of a structure, stress, etc) able to be fully analysed or determined
deˈterminately adv
deˈterminateness n

de•ter•mi•nate

(dɪˈtɜr mə nɪt)

adj.
1. having defined limits; definite.
2. settled; positive.
3. conclusive; final.
4. (of an inflorescence) having the primary and each secondary stem ending in a flower or bud.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin dēterminātus, past participle of dētermināre. See determine, -ate1]
de•ter′mi•nate•ly, adv.
de•ter′mi•nate•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.determinate - precisely determined or limited or defined; especially fixed by rule or by a specific and constant cause; "a determinate distance"; "a determinate number"; "determinate variations in animals"
indeterminate, undetermined - not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance; "of indeterminate age"; "a zillion is a large indeterminate number"; "an indeterminate point of law"; "the influence of environment is indeterminate"; "an indeterminate future"
2.determinate - not continuing to grow indefinitely at the apex; "determinate growth"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
indeterminate - having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex; "an indeterminate stem"
3.determinate - supplying or being a final or conclusive settlement; "a definitive verdict"; "a determinate answer to the problem"
conclusive - forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question; "conclusive proof"; "the evidence is conclusive"

determinate

adjective definite, decided, certain, limited, established, express, determined, settled, positive, fixed, defined, absolute, precise, distinct, specified, decisive, explicit, definitive, conclusive, quantified the exclusive possession of land for some determinate period

determinate

adjective
Having distinct limits:
Translations

determinate

[dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪt] ADJ (frm) (= fixed) → determinado (Jur) [sentence] → definitivo

determinate

[dɪˈtɜːrmɪnət] adj (= specific) → déterminé(e)

determinate

adj number, period etcbestimmt, begrenzt; conceptfestgelegt; directionbestimmt
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