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.
Walmart has claimed that it is “deeply concerned” by the allegations and is “working aggressively to determine what happened.”
JFK: Well, we just have to set up satisfactory procedures to determine whether these actions will be carried out.
What is it that makes it so hard sometimes to determine whither we will walk?
What real worth might lie under this sunny surface the future must determine.
After all, it is often the dreams of the youth which determine the career of the man, he reflected.
So far as he could determine, she: had not even sunk once beneath the surface.
The motives that determine the selection of the site are twofold.
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.