Definition of Predetermine

1. Verb. Determine beforehand.




2. Verb. Cause to be biased.
Exact synonyms: Bias
Generic synonyms: Prejudice, Prepossess
Specialized synonyms: Angle, Slant, Weight
Derivative terms: Bias

Definition of Predetermine

1. v. t. To determine (something) beforehand.

2. v. i. To determine beforehand.

Definition of Predetermine

1. Verb. To determine or decide something in advance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Predetermine

1. [v -MINED, -MINING, -MINES]

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predetermine (current term)
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Literary usage of Predetermine

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1. The Principles of Electrical Engineering and Their Application by Gisbert Kapp (1919)
"CHAPTER VII ALTERNATORS Principles of construction — Wave form — To predetermine the effective emf of a three phase alternator — Approximate method for ..."

2. The Principles of Electrical Engineering and Their Application by Gisbert Kapp (1919)
"CHAPTER VII ALTERNATORS Principles of construction—Wave form—To predetermine the effective cmf of a three phase alternator—Approximate method for ..."

3. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"predetermine is to determine beforehand (see DETERMINE), and propose, from Latin pro, before, and French poser, to place, has a similar meaning. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1899)
"... him to predetermine the density of, say, caesium chloride ; to predetermine the tensile strength of magnesium ; to predetermine the angles of a crystal ..."

5. The International Journal of Orthodontia (1917)
"Dr. Stanton,—The problem that the engineer solves is: given a set of teeth in mal- occlusion, it is possible to predetermine the form and dimensions of the ..."

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