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di·ag·nose

 (dī′əg-nōs′, -nōz′)
v. di·ag·nosed, di·ag·nos·ing, di·ag·nos·es
v.tr.
1. To distinguish or identify (a disease, for example) by diagnosis.
2. To identify (a person) as having a particular disease or condition by means of a diagnosis.
3. To analyze the nature or cause of: diagnose the reasons for an economic downturn.
v.intr.
To make a diagnosis.

[Back-formation from diagnosis.]

di′ag·nos′a·ble adj.

diagnose

(ˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz)
vb
1. (Medicine) to determine or distinguish by diagnosis
2. (Medicine) (tr) to examine (a person or thing), as for a disease
ˌdiagˈnosable, ˌdiagˈnoseable adj
ˌdiagˌnosaˈbility n

di•ag•nose

(ˈdaɪ əgˌnoʊs, -ˌnoʊz, ˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊs, -ˈnoʊz)

v. -nosed, -nos•ing. v.t.
1. to determine the identity of (a disease, illness, etc.) by a medical examination.
2. to ascertain the cause or nature of (a disorder or problem) from the symptoms.
v.i.
3. to make a diagnosis.
[1860–65; back formation from diagnosis]
di`ag•nos′a•ble, adj.

diagnose


Past participle: diagnosed
Gerund: diagnosing

Imperative
diagnose
diagnose
Present
I diagnose
you diagnose
he/she/it diagnoses
we diagnose
you diagnose
they diagnose
Preterite
I diagnosed
you diagnosed
he/she/it diagnosed
we diagnosed
you diagnosed
they diagnosed
Present Continuous
I am diagnosing
you are diagnosing
he/she/it is diagnosing
we are diagnosing
you are diagnosing
they are diagnosing
Present Perfect
I have diagnosed
you have diagnosed
he/she/it has diagnosed
we have diagnosed
you have diagnosed
they have diagnosed
Past Continuous
I was diagnosing
you were diagnosing
he/she/it was diagnosing
we were diagnosing
you were diagnosing
they were diagnosing
Past Perfect
I had diagnosed
you had diagnosed
he/she/it had diagnosed
we had diagnosed
you had diagnosed
they had diagnosed
Future
I will diagnose
you will diagnose
he/she/it will diagnose
we will diagnose
you will diagnose
they will diagnose
Future Perfect
I will have diagnosed
you will have diagnosed
he/she/it will have diagnosed
we will have diagnosed
you will have diagnosed
they will have diagnosed
Future Continuous
I will be diagnosing
you will be diagnosing
he/she/it will be diagnosing
we will be diagnosing
you will be diagnosing
they will be diagnosing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been diagnosing
you have been diagnosing
he/she/it has been diagnosing
we have been diagnosing
you have been diagnosing
they have been diagnosing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been diagnosing
you will have been diagnosing
he/she/it will have been diagnosing
we will have been diagnosing
you will have been diagnosing
they will have been diagnosing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been diagnosing
you had been diagnosing
he/she/it had been diagnosing
we had been diagnosing
you had been diagnosing
they had been diagnosing
Conditional
I would diagnose
you would diagnose
he/she/it would diagnose
we would diagnose
you would diagnose
they would diagnose
Past Conditional
I would have diagnosed
you would have diagnosed
he/she/it would have diagnosed
we would have diagnosed
you would have diagnosed
they would have diagnosed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.diagnose - determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvas - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
explore - examine minutely
2.diagnose - subject to a medical analysis
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvas - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
explore - examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes

diagnose

verb identify, determine, recognize, distinguish, interpret, pronounce, pinpoint The doctor diagnosed schizophrenia.
Translations
يُشَخِّص المَرَض
určit diagnózu
diagnosticere
diagnózist megállapít
sjúkdómsgreina
diagnozėdiagnozuoti
diagnosticētnoteikt diagnozi
stanoviť diagnózu
določiti bolezen
teşhis koymak/etmek

diagnose

[ˈdaɪəgnəʊz] VT (Med, fig) → diagnosticar
she was diagnosed with cancerle diagnosticaron (un) cáncer

diagnose

[ˈdaɪəgnəʊz] vt
[doctor] [+ disease] → diagnostiquer
to be diagnosed as sth [+ person]
She was diagnosed as epileptic → On l'a diagnostiquée comme épileptique.; [+ illness]
Her illness was diagnosed as cancer → Sa maladie a été diagnostiquée comme étant le cancer.
(= identify) → identifier

diagnose

vt (Med, fig) → diagnostizieren

diagnose

[ˈdaɪəgnəuz] vtdiagnosticare
it was diagnosed as bronchitis → hanno diagnosticato una bronchite

diagnose

(daiəgˈnouz) , ((American) -ˈnous) verb
to say what is wrong (with a sick person etc) after making an examination; to identify (an illness etc). The doctor diagnosed her illness as flu.
ˌdiagˈnosis (-sis) plural diagˈnoses (-siːz) noun
a conclusion reached by diagnosing. What diagnosis did the doctor make?

di·ag·nose

vt. diagnosticar, dar un diagnóstico, hacer un diagnóstico o diagnosis.

diagnose

vt diagnosticar
References in classic literature ?
A few, who pretended to be cleverer than the rest, declared that they could diagnose sick people only from sight, ordered her certain potions, which she made no difficulty about taking, as she was persuaded they were all harmless.
I may be a baby," said the Mouse, gravely, as he passed outward through the forest of shins, "but I know tolerably well how to diagnose a volcano.
I cannot diagnose your disorder off-hand--to- morrow, perhaps.
I can diagnose the case more bluntly if you wish," he retorted.
Lord Dawlish, if he had been able to diagnose correctly the almost paternal attitude which had become his host's normal manner these days, would have been equally embarrassed but less startled, for conscience had already suggested to him from time to time that he had been guilty of a feeling toward Elizabeth warmer than any feeling that should come to an engaged man.
But youth had gained the upper hand; and, as frequently happens, in spite of prognostications and diagnoses, nature had amused herself by saving the sick man under the physician's very nose.
This indicates that neurologists are able to diagnose MS regardless of whether the patient is black or white.
For education to be considered medical care, a physician or other qualified professional must diagnose a medical condition that requires special education to correct it.
Early-onset bipolar disorder is often difficult to recognize and diagnose because distinguishing between normal behaviors and pathological behaviors in children can be challenging, and because symptoms of bipolar disorder may resemble those of, and/or co-occur with, other common childhood-onset mental disorders (Bowring & Kovacs, 1992; National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH], 2000; Papolos & Papolos, 1999).
For education to be medical care, a physician or other qualified professional must diagnose a medical condition requiring special education to correct it.
It's a very difficult disease to diagnose," agrees Thomas J.