Definition of Predetermined

1. Adjective. Set in advance. "At a predetermined time"

Exact synonyms: Preset
Similar to: Planned



Definition of Predetermined

1. Verb. (past of predetermine) ¹

2. Adjective. determined in advance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Predetermined

1. predetermine [v] - See also: predetermine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Predetermined

predestinator
predestinators
predestine
predestined
predestines
predestining
predestiny
predeterminaation
predeterminable
predeterminant
predeterminants
predeterminate
predetermination
predeterminations
predetermine
predetermined (current term)
predeterminedness
predeterminer
predeterminers
predetermines
predetermining
predeterminism
predevaluation
predevelopment
prediabetes
prediabeteses
prediabetic
prediabetics
prediagnosed
prediagnoses

Literary usage of Predetermined

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"with a lock," that is, a time movement or clock employed to prevent the unlocking of a lock till tbc arrival of a predetermined time in the running of the ..."

2. Cost Accounting: Principles and Practice by John Packard Jordan, Gould Leach Harris (1920)
"predetermined figures used in charging orders are credited to the Findings account. ... Use of predetermined Figures in Charging Rivets Still another ..."

3. Efficiency as a basis for operation and wages by Harrington Emerson (1909)
"Efficiency costs are predetermined costs. It is part of the duty of an efficiency ... Current wastes are predetermined by assuming that they will be ..."

4. Business Costs by De Witt Carl Eggleston, Frederick Bertrand Robinson (1921)
"CHAPTER XLII ESTIMATING COST SYSTEM OR predetermined JOB COSTS 572. Standard Costs.— In some lines of manufacture it is impracticable to mako an exact ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"All material is weighed, measured and delivered in predetermined quantity in an even, constant How. Since about 1905 there has been great improvement in ..."

6. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"... Lee had predetermined a surrender on moving from Richmond and Petersburg.—Straggling of his soldiers.—Official correspondence concerning the surrender. ..."

7. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"By means of such a diagram the behaviour of any given motor may be completely predetermined. The use of the diagram is exemplified by a number of actual ..."

8. The Teacher's Handbook of Psychology: On the Basis of "Outlines of Psychology" by James Sully (1897)
"DEVELOPMENT AS predetermined BY RACIAL HEREDITY. One of the most important points in the modern doctrine of evolution is that it exhibits the series of ..."

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