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pre·de·ter·mine

 (prē′dĭ-tûr′mĭn)
v. pre·de·ter·mined, pre·de·ter·min·ing, pre·de·ter·mines
v.tr.
1. To determine, decide, or establish in advance: "These factors predetermine to a large extent the outcome" (Jessica Mitford).
2. To influence or sway toward an action or opinion; predispose.
v.intr.
To determine or decide something in advance.

pre′de·ter′mi·nate (-mə-nĭt) adj.
pre′de·ter′mi·na′tion n.

predetermine

(ˌpriːdɪˈtɜːmɪn)
vb (tr)
1. to determine beforehand
2. to influence or incline towards an opinion beforehand; bias
ˌpredeˌtermiˈnation n
ˌpredeˈterminative adj
ˌpredeˈterminer n

pre•de•ter•mine

(ˌpri dɪˈtɜr mɪn)

v.t. -mined, -min•ing.
1. to settle or decide in advance.
2. to ordain in advance; predestine.
3. to direct or impel; influence strongly.
[1615–25]
pre`de•ter′mi•nate, adj.
pre`de•ter′mi•nate•ly, adv.
pre`de•ter`mi•na′tion, n.
pre`de•ter′mi•na`tive (-ˌneɪ tɪv, -nə tɪv) adj.

predetermine


Past participle: predetermined
Gerund: predetermining

Imperative
predetermine
predetermine
Present
I predetermine
you predetermine
he/she/it predetermines
we predetermine
you predetermine
they predetermine
Preterite
I predetermined
you predetermined
he/she/it predetermined
we predetermined
you predetermined
they predetermined
Present Continuous
I am predetermining
you are predetermining
he/she/it is predetermining
we are predetermining
you are predetermining
they are predetermining
Present Perfect
I have predetermined
you have predetermined
he/she/it has predetermined
we have predetermined
you have predetermined
they have predetermined
Past Continuous
I was predetermining
you were predetermining
he/she/it was predetermining
we were predetermining
you were predetermining
they were predetermining
Past Perfect
I had predetermined
you had predetermined
he/she/it had predetermined
we had predetermined
you had predetermined
they had predetermined
Future
I will predetermine
you will predetermine
he/she/it will predetermine
we will predetermine
you will predetermine
they will predetermine
Future Perfect
I will have predetermined
you will have predetermined
he/she/it will have predetermined
we will have predetermined
you will have predetermined
they will have predetermined
Future Continuous
I will be predetermining
you will be predetermining
he/she/it will be predetermining
we will be predetermining
you will be predetermining
they will be predetermining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been predetermining
you have been predetermining
he/she/it has been predetermining
we have been predetermining
you have been predetermining
they have been predetermining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been predetermining
you will have been predetermining
he/she/it will have been predetermining
we will have been predetermining
you will have been predetermining
they will have been predetermining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been predetermining
you had been predetermining
he/she/it had been predetermining
we had been predetermining
you had been predetermining
they had been predetermining
Conditional
I would predetermine
you would predetermine
he/she/it would predetermine
we would predetermine
you would predetermine
they would predetermine
Past Conditional
I would have predetermined
you would have predetermined
he/she/it would have predetermined
we would have predetermined
you would have predetermined
they would have predetermined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.predetermine - determine beforehand
shape, determine, influence, regulate, mold - shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
preordain, foreordain, predestine - foreordain or determine beforehand
foreordain, predestinate, predestine - foreordain by divine will or decree
2.predetermine - cause to be biased
prejudice, prepossess - influence (somebody's) opinion in advance
slant, weight, angle - present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"

predetermine

verb
1. To determine the future of in advance:
2. To consider and plan in advance:
Translations

predetermine

[ˈpriːdɪˈtɜːmɪn] VT (Philos, Rel) → predeterminar; (= arrange beforehand) → determinar de antemano

predetermine

[ˌpriːdɪˈtɜːrmɪn] vtprédéterminer

predetermine

vt course of events, sb’s future etcvorherbestimmen; (Philos) → prädeterminieren; (= fix in advance) price, date etcvorher or im Voraus festlegen or festsetzen; (= ascertain in advance) costsvorher ermitteln

predetermine

[ˌpriːdɪˈtɜːmɪn] vtpredeterminare, determinare in anticipo