Whether those increases are because of environmental exposures or from other confounding variables is difficult to determine.
Schill is looking to determine if the Hugheses fraudulently deceived his clients.
The Daily Beast crunches the numbers to determine the 25 cities with the greenest citizens.
mid-14c., "to come to an end," also "to settle, decide" (late 14c.), from Old French determiner (12c.) or directly from Latin determinare "to enclose, bound, set limits to," from de- "off" (see de-) + terminare "to mark the end or boundary," from terminus "end, limit" (see terminus). Sense of "coming to a firm decision" (to do something) is from mid-15c. Related: Determined; determining; determiner.