Đồng nghĩa của determine

Alternative for determine

determines, determined, determining

Đồng nghĩa: ascertain, check, decide, find, find out, fix, influence, learn, limit, make up one's mind, mold, regulate, see, set, settle, shape, specify, square off, square up, watch,

Verb

To fix or shape the form or character of
dictate influence decide govern impact shape affect control impact on form mold mould sway act on alter exert influence on forecast have an effect on have an impact on work on guide modify transform touch bias condition change direct regulate fashion rule inspire constrain strike model agitate reach impress move lead prevail manipulate infect design attack hit bear upon strike at take hold of steer jockey style abate reshape work exert influence make an impression have an effect have an influence order contain restrain check afflict curb inhibit tame bridle master upset discipline subdue hold measure keep motivate pattern categorise underlie touch on bear on disturb overwhelm stir perturb trouble predispose incline pull in rein in directionalize dispose shepherd grieve concern hurt distress damage involve sadden pain devastate interact with prompt decorate copy emulate imitate categorize follow shake hit hard win over arouse hold in check be a factor in faze throw channel define relate induce impinge overcome bowl over tell on emotionally move regard shake up interest mark knock back keep a tight rein on instigate have a part in rouse talk into bring to bear carry weight train pull strings argue into get at act upon be recognized seduce get to impress on knock for six prevail over impinge upon get the better of develop make an impression on tug at your heartstrings produce create frame adapt make construct devise remodel build convert grow chart choreograph become map out lay out stimulate taint carry get through to excite have a bearing on animate carry weight with get through register with touch a chord quicken grab leave an impression on impassion strike a chord get injure vitiate corrupt persuade destroy cripple ruin spoil mar contaminate annihilate impair ravage demolish compromise harm urge prevail on bring in impel convince draw spur capture break distort slant warp color garble stretch colour bend skew prejudice angle exert an influence on twist doctor sabotage defile occur pollute poison crush belong to pertain to be pertinent to center upon be relevant to refer to blight debase weaken wear away strike down wreak havoc on do damage to play havoc with spread to meddle encroach pry intrude trespass impose make inroads obtrude leave a mark on make an impact on interrupt

Verb

To decide on
choose decide resolve appoint decide on establish elect pick select agree on go for identify make up one's mind on opt for pick out settle on settle upon weigh come to a conclusion on come to a decision on come to an agreement on commit oneself to consider deliberate on make a choice on make a decision on reach a decision on sift out single out take a stand on ponder settle conclude name designate set fix figure arrange opt clinch specify confirm fix on come to a decision nail agree take decree nominate prefer close allot seal complete finalize make up your mind ordain stipulate vote work out sort out handpick make a decision mark cull finalise tag plump for decide upon cherry-pick cinch assign schedule prescribe purpose arrive at achieve rule resolve on will adopt propose reach a decision judge vote for commit oneself take a stand peg come to a conclusion settle on a plan of action pull off bring off vote in shake hands on sew up button up optate make a selection tie up reach an agreement pin down set the seal on cast one's vote for allocate answer commit impose favour favor settle for move for accomplish negotiate effect undertake intend instruct dictate make define hand-pick make a choice cap fix up lay down limit broker make decision feel disposed see fit prearrange figure out bargain engineer dispose of sort agree upon return pitch on plump on exercise choice come to the conclusion make a point of take a decision remain firm solve work put in accept receive admit ballot tap bring to a conclusion concert reach terms on carry out swing come to terms on bring about thrash out hammer out choose by ballot put in power vote into office go down the line attend to secure set a date for take care of nail down come to a decision about call the shots come to an agreement transact string wrap up declare announce install delegate commission brand employ place denote authorize recognize detail authorise recognise constitute instal tab classify slot point to put down for put finger on sign up take on aim reach plan guess surmise conjecture mediate poll award reach a conclusion commit yourself reach decision fix upon arrive at conclusion have in mind come to decision come to agreement have the intention form opinion have final word draw a conclusion come to conclusion cast the die go down line make up mind make your mind up call shots end with

Verb

To ascertain through analysis or investigation
ascertain discern discover establish deduce detect figure out find out identify learn verify work out fathom figure find perceive uncover add up conceive confirm contrive intuit notice observe pick up realise realize recognise recognize see sense spot unearth catch on come upon descry diagnose divine get get to know have a hunch read size up come to know fathom out make out locate ferret out distinguish nose out track down turn up dig up dig out hit upon dredge up root out scout up hit on run down scare up hunt down rout out pinpoint hunt up rummage pin down know suss out reveal pick out grasp catch on to place disclose get a fix on comprehend tumble to understand decide finger catch expose pick up on name appreciate differentiate apprehend discriminate separate twig get on to judge bring to light encounter isolate suss check sniff out cognize savvy diagnosticate determinate single out ID make certain dig note stumble on select difference secern tell analyze hear tell apart substantiate validate register remember tag fix settle come across wise up to get the picture cotton on to get wise to calculate analyse peg take in make certain of check up on point out become aware compute put one's finger on unlock contrast tell between unmask put your finger on smoke out have an aha moment dope out behold assimilate describe light upon measure label get wind of latch on to corroborate estimate specify meet with recall gauge recollect demarcate wise up flag get the hang of smell out gage put a name to call to mind mark investigate achieve acquire attain gain obtain tab decide on rumble espy check out button down settle on sight set apart interpret double-check make trip over make sure elicit think of look up extract get wind of the fact get wise to the fact get the message follow glean decide between make a distinction between tell the difference between come up with make a distinction conceive of compass run to earth strike trace grok apperceive chance on make sense of puzzle out become cognizant of learn of get the drift of figure something out happen upon cotton to become aware of hunt out zero in on seek pronounce list mention lay bare edge out retrieve look for search for or out stumble upon get wise meet transpire track reckon up evaluate get the drift characterize collate divide singularize sift qualify categorize extricate signalize individuate classify part clinch be sure penetrate choose appraise assess nominate bring to mind be found become known pop up crop up find something out designate keep up with identify problem decipher rate quantify become acquainted with define indicate tell from set off mark off sort out be certain trace back make a diagnosis peach associate set in context search out nail down pierce count decode come to light come to pass tap take notice of get the point of infer get the idea of construe get one's head around get it draw a distinction between discern a difference between localise hook localize know for certain catch on to the fact seize home in on stumble across light on differentialize take calibrate be on to debunk explore glimpse set at variance bring into the open tumble into get at lay your hands on lay one's hands on individualise characterise categorise signalise individualize see through be aware of become conscious of antithesise antithesize discrepate reckon tell the difference set off discern a difference see a difference draw a distinction work something out strike on piece together get to the bottom of make head or tail of know what's what split hairs spark spotlight root root up fish out exhibit delve see the light show take the wraps off uproot ferret tell which is which plumb gather test receive survey probe be advised find out about be made aware be told get wind be given to understand have hear tell be told of be informed of be informed be notified of be made aware of be led to believe tumble get word have on good authority sound get down pat get down cold look-see certify take a reading of know again know by sight mark out put the finger on formal make up your mind on key out key card brainstorm ponder think up problem-solve conjure up dream up rack brains think through think out find a solution to find an answer to catch sight of remark highlight absorb feel view witness smell taste scent slang eye regard spy clock be conscious of look at digest unravel get the idea acknowledge get a load of show up accept suspect ken nail have a sensation of filter out separate out be cognizant of have knowledge of get the point cotton on crack take on board envisage be with it get the impression of outline catch a glimpse of get your head round tell one from another pull out pick on pluck out star manifest unveil be sensible of bring to notice decry agnize asterisk rubberneck flash on be familiar spy out have an awareness of conclude weed out focus on ring a bell envision have a handle on click with wrap one's mind round bring something to light guess deem untangle disentangle unriddle undress uncloak hold credit believe think consider anticipate unscramble unfold just know tap into clear up make heads or tails of have a funny feeling get vibes sniff identify with empathize with sympathize with empathise with sympathise with relate to agree with get the message about get the picture about master take meaning translate take on feel in bones catch the drift feel in gut have a feeling get the impression feel in your bones winnow sift out pick up what someone is putting down see daylight see the light about wrap one's mind around be au fait with be aware be familiar with accept the validity of acknowledge the validity of commiserate with be able to see admit the validity of be wise to happen bump chance collar corral latch on see into get a grip make sense separate the wheat from the chaff smoke something out signal lay eyes on peep at gawk at scope out gape at stare at peer at set eyes on gaze at get a glimpse of glare at heed glance at study clap eyes on peek at pitch upon bump into fall in with run across stumble onto chance upon happen on lay your hand on arrive at tumble upon trip on lay fingers on run into wave gesture motion hail beckon luck into stop salute tick docket signpost warn wave down give a sign to

Verb

To measure the quantitative amount of something
measure calculate quantify assess calibrate check evaluate gauge gage appraise compute get a fix on gradate count estimate reckon figure judge rate value work out size up tally weigh guess enumerate total call sum cast size guesstimate conjecture consider put a figure on cipher assay rank add number place tot cypher peg weigh up suppose analyse figure out set fix put make account totalize analyze scale valuate add up meter adjudge dope out ascertain tot up check out keep tabs metre forecast take account of look over quantitate predict foretell cost class square regard record classify prophesy survey span grade surmise subtract divide multiply believe add together count up price summate tote up tote time look upon form an opinion of form an impression of sum up get the measure of run down put a value on solve clock settle devise write formulate audit put a stopwatch on cast up balance eye have one's number test figure in cut ice count noses count heads specify tell project anticipate apprise review foot take one's measure speculate demonstrate foresee infer plumb prognosticate eye up take measure of divine presage mete average mark portion read esteem hold deem measure out model view adjust take account pace off stand position categorize mark out categorise tab tag take the measurements of pigeonhole reckon to be put down as guess at deem to be set at mark down as hold to be typecast make of think to be judge to be put down for think of set down button down find to be look on consider to be examine think reason suspect decide scheme outline budget deduce plan expect tax form opinion run over think through calculate roughly look into set a figure take the measure of

Verb

To fix the scope or boundaries of
delimit demarcate fix define bound set set out specify circumscribe mark off mark out pinpoint identify indicate limit establish delineate mark demark terminate outline draw distinguish delimitate set down map out sketch measure restrict separate differentiate set the limits divide isolate discriminate segregate detach distinguish between decide designate stipulate classify settle prescribe confine compass detail encircle envelop border encompass enclose curb edge flank rim gird belt girdle surround verge lay down stake out wall in fence in set bounds to set the limits of set the boundaries of measure out mark the boundaries of mark the limits of trace describe restrain silhouette plot draft hamper draught hem in draw the lines of sketch out chart bar etch trammel straiten regulate cap control limn constrict inhibit constrain depict prelimit paint image hold down keep within bounds keep within limits lay out bottle up keep a tight rein on measure something off environ contour fence off chalk out mark something out nail down set off stand out picture portray render disconnect partition line plan block out pencil rend sever copy map draw round sketch in draw over make a rough draft rough out draw up moderate contain ration split off section off screen off bind shorten narrow reduce shrink contract temper inclose chain qualify tether decrease repress diminish modify allocate send up cool down put on ice hang up come down on set limits on impose limits on cut down on hold back shut in put a ceiling on keep under control clip someone's wings put away pin down block in check freeze peg hinder arrest hold bridle fetter govern cramp cork hold in check place a limit on tie down put a brake on draw the line on keep the lid on

Verb

(rare, usually used in simple past form "determined") To impel and direct towards an object or action
drive impel induce inspire motivate cause coerce compel encourage force goad influence instigate lead mobilise mobilize move oblige persuade press prompt propel push spur condition direct embolden enthuse galvanise galvanize incline envigorate invigorate predispose prod provoke rouse spark trigger urge actuate impose on incite make spur on stimulate orient sway bias dispose make willing tempt adapt convince affect bring give bring round get entice impress on prevail on effectuate enkindle draw prevail occasion stir up brainwash precipitate work up bring about effect whip up elicit evoke inveigle produce invoke work prevail upon manipulate stir coax excite engender generate create kindle foster render beget enact cajole proselytize start yield spawn impress breed prick set off catalyze promote propagandize convert trigger off give rise to bring on lead to spark off result in translate into propagandise proselytise draw on talk into catalyse win over fire up hypnotize agitate arouse activate foment incentivize inflame program introduce inculcate train instill indoctrinate incentivise advance lure initiate counsel steer cultivate exhort muster advise inspirit develop pressurize hound institute establish sell do order hatch touch off twist someone's arm talk round pressurise begin contribute to bring to pass be at the bottom of gain confidence of instil bring to senses teach make happen hypnotise work over lead to believe be the cause of programme argue into bring around prove to egg on catechize inflict wreak electrify end in drum up launch kickoff open inaugurate originate cause to be cause to become send get going fire the enthusiasm of get someone going fire the imagination of whip light a fire under start off call forth set in motion cook up put in motion start the ball rolling bring up get things rolling disturb set on set abet raise whomp up fire predetermine rally impassion nudge pressure energize steel set afoot give incentive to give incentive set astir hearten animate uplift impact empower vitalize exhilarate refresh energise strike help necessitate incentify assure reassure cheer on hint to pep up boost up pump up suggest to secure put mind at ease demonstrate to argue bring round to the idea of cause to feel certain dispel someone's doubts reason someone into believing gain dispel doubt make certain put someone's mind at rest bring home to impress to put across sell to satisfy make a believer exploit jockey play bribe finagle beguile control be conducive to make for dragoon intimidate work upon lean on pull strings with browbeat prejudice turn suborn colour cut any ice with bring pressure to bear on make yourself felt with carry weight with touch bring pressure to bear upon color reason procure enlist proselyte plead with win argument talk someone into turn on to sell one on cause to believe prod someone into get round wheedle someone into reason someone into press someone into pressure someone into pressurize someone into convert to lead to do wear down break the ice break in make up

Verb

(archaic, obsolete) To bring or come to an end
end cease halt discontinue finish terminate close complete lapse pass stop wind up wrap up expire ultimate conclude quit elapse dead-end break off break up leave off let up wink out go die drop come to an end suspend pack in desist from cut off give over lay off break can bring to an end desist belay knock off cut out give up pack up dissolve shut off close out put an end to disappear vanish surcease run out round out round off cut short be over put a stop to bring to a close call it a day pull the plug on pause fade interrupt dwindle axe adjourn cancel recess abolish bite the dust refrain from shut down ax call a halt to melt away sew up close down wind down call it quits draw to a close ebb abandon refrain stay evaporate wane abort culminate withdraw scrap intermit prorogue become invalid evanish consummate lay off of annul scrub bring to a halt become obsolete become void call off wrap bring to a stop pass away come to a close cut it out give something the chop knock something on the head blow over end up cease to exist finish off die down die out settle nip in the bud pack it in run its course fade away peter out abstain disrupt fail be at an end be no longer valid transpire be no more slip away fly by resolve cap relinquish sunder clear back off quit cold turkey depart polish off pull the plug get done get shot of put paid to nip something in the bud dispose of crown get shut of wind something up put the lid on switch off top off cut loose fold up button up button down be put to bed put a lid on forgo scratch eliminate extinguish prorogate renounce avoid eschew bring to a conclusion tie up loose ends finalise come to the end finish up do liquidate clean up be through with finalize kick the habit quit cold abstain from not continue get on the wagon hang it up take the cure do without forbear from kick over bring to an untimely end go by trail off tail off kick cut dispense with phase out get rid of do away with intervene separate interpose disunite disconnect disjoin dissever kill part bag it blow off sink decline wither subside wilt moderate weaken abate decay lessen decrease recede diminish evanesce slacken degenerate deteriorate retrograde crumble bate droop dilapidate molder moulder die away run low fall away fade out ease off go down grow less go dead go downhill wear away check arrest block curb impede obstruct frustrate stall bar hamper still catch hobble stem freeze staunch hesitate falter waver immobilize teeter dither scruple balance wabble stagger vacillate wobble limp stumble whiffle immobilise hold back hold up be abandoned come to a stop wiggle-waggle come to a halt be suspended blow the whistle on put a sock in bring to a standstill draw to a stand pull up draw up hang back stand still come to a standstill be broken off shilly-shally hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill come to rest bring up fetch up put the kibosh on prevent thwart restrain hinder inhibit foil restrict retard forestall baulk balk suppress stymie call a halt prohibit repress delay stifle slow interfere with curtail derail slow down limit quash avert fetter circumvent preclude withhold neutralize forbid cramp scotch counteract debar head off shelve deter defeat neutralise shut out counter nullify baffle subdue quell obviate hang up ward off ruin stave off stonewall hold off dam hamstring intercept stand in the way of oppose contain control interdict put a brake on trammel forfend reduce bridle encumber cripple deactivate postpone brake clog hold resist forsake choke dash squash destroy shackle scupper beat crimp rule out squelch outlaw constrain turn off do for crush exclude put off take a break discourage checkmate enjoin park crack down on rein in remit fend off run down rest proscribe rescind repeal revoke cool ban pull in veto defer forbear disallow handcuff stamp out keep spoil shun disappoint cumber cry off snooker turn aside discomfit embargo pass up put back hog-tie steer clear of swear off criminalize hold in taboo tie up plug put down put out make illegal have done with arrive clamp down on criminalise keep off set back stanch handicap sabotage disable bork close off repulse manacle occlude embarrass congest interfere regulate smother take five skip stuff decelerate overturn jam shake defend against divert silence have a breather dodge crab negate take a breather stop up short-circuit get off stop dead fizzle out contravene hold down hold over ditch withhold from ease up close up remove ward outwit lay aside dissuade spike put a spoke in someone's wheel jack in get in the way of put on ice plug up choke off slap down snuff out slow up foul up put in cold storage place an embargo on screw up throw a spanner in the works of put the stopper on stop trying wait call recall shorten stop work unplug shut fence pull over draw in sever estop save forego ignore evade bottleneck rein abbreviate abridge detain invalidate screen offset disengage repel sidestep clip pigeonhole stand obscure fix skirt refuse sandbag bottle up help conquer shrink clot restrain from abjure leave throttle deflect reject keep in check table parry pass on stop short throw in the towel throw in the sponge stay away from keep back keep under control smash shy from pre-empt bung mothball block out fill up clog up fill stem the flow of lower have a break go without waive take ten set aside keep from censor nobble chill jam up bung up muzzle pull out of get out of protract disconcert duck turn out hold in abeyance relax put on hold get in the way bury rattle skip out on not touch nix draw to a halt taper off queer bottle dull cross faze stump bog down leave alone stopper bring to naught cool it reach a standstill overcome lay on the table cramp one's style throw monkey wrench in take a rain check on keep at bay lock up put on the back burner give a rest keep in box in put the brakes on withdraw from pour cold water on put the mockers on beat down declare illegal upset the apple cart bilk finish with mess up throw a monkey wrench in the works of throw a spanner in the works keep lid on bring to screeching halt throw up retire from not do be a hindrance to wipe out gum up cork throw cold water on buck louse up land eradicate strangle at birth put a stop to something clobber bring to end withstand sidetrack brace kill off turn back flick off stop working cinch disturb abrogate close shop finish work finish working clock off surrender despair lose heart capitulate admit defeat be beaten give in concede defeat bring deny yourself jack it in censure yield resign circumnavigate achieve succeed retardate douse forlet collapse stop in one's tracks leave out back out of leave work wreck shatter withcall accomplish discharge shutdown bit confront power down stave anticipate pick off down tools confine prolong take a breather from put on a back burner draw to close put to bed put a period to ease render powerless crash call a stop to put on brakes put an stop to forswear say goodbye to lose speed cut into slam on the brakes break into crool banjax burden bring down curtain simmer down compose collect detach log off put the brakes on take out of play dish give up hope abandon hope stop doing lie by spell back out renege clinch shutter render null and void give the run around dash one's hope lick upset the applecart overpower take down hold off on make late stop oneself reschedule put a stopper in put half nelson on put chill on put a lock on zing gridlock stop midstream fold extirpate snub exsect marginalize oust carve isolate usurp delete extract overlook excise shirk retreat be the end of drop out take time out take time off elude disband bypass barricade seal caulk black decommission come to a conclusion round up give notice throw a spoke in the wheel of knock it off back off from break the habit of shrink from check out from root traverse relent drop off put aside carry out fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge give a wide berth to go on the wagon avoid doing sit out be temperate have nothing to do with banish boycott blockade kibosh surcease from escape from call it quits on constrict scuttle hit the switch halt in its tracks give the slip shake off give the run-around buffalo promote shuffle off juke run circles around run rings around bollix throw a monkey wrench in the works carry through bring to fruition damp vanquish overthrow push back procrastinate inactivate hang fire omit put on back burner count out put in abeyance file pink-slip keep in abeyance lay over put on the shelf look away turn turn from veer shunt shove aside confound upset blackball disqualify complicate cut dead take out marginalise take away choke up pack block up throw a curve set the seal on obturate quench cow switch something off get there haul up let taper de-escalate pall drop away fall finish the working day forfeit undo bulwark defend guard declare ineligible pass by illegalize ice out curse officially forbid divorce sacrifice jilt triumph over block off continue respite put over suspend proceedings blank counterplot attenuate dampen disadvise scare stunt dam up gibbet gunge up wring noose squeeze drown silt up put out of business put out of action bring someone to their knees escape deprive deny overwhelm dominate annihilate clamp shush trample pull off the road muffle swallow slack phase down coast cool off drain away become weaker chill out unlax ratchet down gag unaccustom take a recess break short stop cold cover fend put lid on keep inside put kibosh on drive underground trample on sit on weigh down declare taboo take wind out of sails get the better of upset one's apple cart cause setback put end to leave unfinished stop in full flow govern fight back monkey with resign from eighty-six dust off part from forget about turn your back on part with break with write off tame rebuff choke back give the thumbs down to put the chill on give the red light to say no take a rain check deliberate dock languish flag talk out of keep from happening safeguard against secure against protect against shield against put a damper on act like a wet blanket keep a lid on slacken pace bite back stand up for guard against skirt round defend oneself against fight off keep at arm's length wean cut back mark time linger sideline take a breath reflect tarry lag emaciate tire shrivel sag truncate retrench stop briefly play for time counterbalance think twice call time minimize totter faint lose spirit impoverish debase minimise give way depress grow dim waste away wear off grow faint thin out fall off relapse vitiate lose tremble grow weaker pare down elide cut down lop trim syncopate chop break it up come to standstill catch one's breath minify tighten up crop slim down downsize contract slash stand off not move deaden counterpoise negative countervail cancel out stop what you're doing dumb clam correct remedy compensate for boil down rein back get to meat put in nutshell roll back put a restriction on put a limit on keep down say nothing prevent oneself from cease to indulge in restrain oneself from prevent yourself from not give in to stop oneself from equilibrize make up for counterweigh balance out even out countercheck respond rectify stabilise redress right go against stabilize counterwork

Verb

To form an understanding or conclusion from something
deduce infer suppose conclude gather reckon surmise assume conjecture judge presume understand imagine consider reason figure fancy deem derive presuppose glean decide divine extrapolate conceive construe make intuit regard draw comprehend collect analyse analyze realise realize ratiocinate cogitate deduct extract work out dare say draw the inference come to the conclusion have a hunch make out figure out be afraid take to mean add up come to understand suss out boil down read into draw a conclusion estimate guess evaluate calculate believe think expect gauge suspect gage assess predict speculate call esteem anticipate adjudge forecast appraise foretell postulate foresee ascertain discern hypothesize see theorize guesstimate hypothesise theorise resolve dope out size up hazard a guess prophesy prognosticate approximate perceive hold say feel fathom project appreciate apprehend sense read count sum up foreknow be of the opinion soothsay think likely take for granted get take establish augur trust place presage vaticinate count on view envisage envision opine venture put forewarn portend suggest posit previse take it auspicate spae adumbrate predetermine see coming make an estimate of find decree solve class compute premise hazard daresay rate pronounce prevision rule discover grasp visualise visualize forefeel rank tell predicate savvy recognize cognize forebode pick tumble to contemplate plan bank on twig detect recognise settle philosophise notice foreshadow adjudicate telegraph be given to understand philosophize catch on to cotton on to go out on a limb take a shot at weigh up form an opinion of take a stab at calculate roughly make a guess at see it coming psych out announce jump to a conclusion syllogize draw conclusions be of the view imply suss budget accept dare-say call the turn demonstrate latch on to count up number put a figure on get the picture take a stab cook up have a sneaking suspicion of pick out take a shot dream up concede learn the way one sees it hear omen picture roughly calculate foreshow tip rationalize valuate rationalise contextualise obtain plan for see handwriting on wall signify forespell tell in advance warn of crystal-ball divine bode forespeak halsen grok decipher register dig observe know assimilate decode take it as read have a sneaking suspicion ween note gain contextualize be informed be led to believe feel for hear tell stumble on select survey chance take something on board see the light differentiate see through happen upon procure acquire receive elicit attain excogitate evolve develop arrive elaborate reach educe formulate trace follow declare proclaim put together order direct dictate ordain distinguish asseverate fix set make a judgement lay down lay down the law pass upon prescribe command espy entertain maintain allow weigh value foretaste preknow pre-empt regard as class as see as rank as rate as form the opinion count upon figure on crystal ball regard as likely bargain on have sneaking suspicion reckon on have a hunch of be prepared for allow for see in the cards be inclined to think bargain for contemplate the possibility of call it get the idea plan on watch for take it as given be hopeful of count chickens wait for prepare for think it likely be afraid of hope for look for look on as take to be look at suspicion pretend take as read dream induce credit brainstorm wonder have a feeling take as gospel truth take stock in swear by take something read take something as given take something for granted evoke interpret draw inference arrive at reach conclusion advance repute read between lines generalize submit propound generalise put two and two together spark admit grant put forward assert build on be convinced have an idea theorize that think it likely that postulate that see ahead read between the lines come to the conclusion that state propose make an educated guess account venture a guess risk assuming pose be of the opinion that take it for granted be under the impression fall for set forth have a suspicion fear be wary accuse think it probable be suspicious have a foreboding smell a rat think probable have doubt disbelieve have a sneaking feeling have doubts point the finger at harbor suspicion take as a hypothesis view as take for estimate as hold to be interpret as set store by conceive to be believe to be feel to be calculate to be imagine to be ponder reflect deliberate ruminate dwell debate meditate examine intellectualise mind stew concentrate study brood muse process rack brains noodle around put on one's thinking cap use one's head be lost in thought lucubrate perpend cudgel one's brains sleep on it mull sort out ideate logicalize cerebrate puzzle over intellectualize chew be in a brown study

Verb

To demonstrate to be true based on facts
establish prove demonstrate show indicate signify signal display exhibit manifest denote ascertain attest to corroborate evidence substantiate validate confirm verify certify affirm ratify settle reveal show to be true show beyond doubt sustain testify to uphold authenticate bespeak evince justify expose express illustrate proclaim support bear out bear witness to be evidence of constitute evidence of constitute proof of declare make clear make evident present show clearly spell out vouch for back up clear up document espouse expound get across ostend showcase show once and for all attest testify assert argue vouch circumstantiate register point out witness explain flag up make known make plain submit proof establish evidence produce evidence submit evidence produce proof give substance to the fact that demonstrate the truth witness to the fact that feature communicate constitute evidence constitute proof bear witness project predicate reinforce prescribe note point elucidate endorse clarify lay bare lay out make out adduce discover find warrant check back fix develop convince result give substance to add up witness to have a case demonstrate the truth of vindicate give credence to lend weight to betoken guarantee avouch betray disclose approve avow imply give proof of maintain swear be a sign of aver suggest point to buttress mark profess reflect give away announce give weight to accredit bolster point toward tell of intimate defend state claim check out mean divulge connote designate impart symbolize stand by be proof of insinuate test sanction hint at point at symbolise rubber-stamp pin down acknowledge legitimize advocate promise pledge second asseverate pronounce allege insist legitimise infer convey swear to assure rationalize unveil vow represent check up contend rationalise reenforce make manifest make obvious reassure stand up for import pinpoint lay down make strengthen shore up flash spill signpost okay peg let the cat out of the bag be symptomatic of add up to give the game away give force to refer to allude to be a symptom of go to show qualify shew back something up spell allude constitute authorize bear something out be an indication of furnish underscore objectify debunk complete reify try realise actualize realize authorise protest ground subscribe notify enforce evoke give proof provide evidence make sure of result from depose try on try out prove to be genuine underpin give evidence be a monument to answer for speak say give nod check on declare true double check agree provide evidence of propose formalize recognize agree to approve of assent to consent to smack of serve as evidence of gesture towards reassert reaffirm purport make certain of mount appear sing token suss out hold up double-check be responsible for speak for give assurance of show the truth of argue for point in direction of extenuate emphasize emphasise sign off on account for excuse be liable for go bail for assert under oath stick up for stand bail for lead to believe give facts say so typify recognise formalise refute disculpate confute shield rehabilitate whitewash guard disprove protect record cross one's heart swear up and down give one's word undertake offer grounds for read characterize equal ensure augur sign stand for identify distinguish plead for secure be symptomatic button down do justice to correspond to substitute for equate with characterise be a mark of symbol put down for put finger on finger tab tag hang sign on guaranty wager give assurances take an oath get behind give a pledge stake give an undertaking swear an oath swear to the fact cinch give an assurance stand behind unmask publicize publish broadcast uncover unearth release disseminate air out parade report sport strut exteriorize publicise bare brandish vent voice utter crack let out let drop smoke out denude let slip show up unbosom catch out tip off bewray let cat out of bag spill the beans on blow the whistle on put on view nake let on about take the wraps off bring out into the open trot out find out leak blow wide open pull the plug on give the show away show and tell give out set forth make public let it all hang out come out with wave around

Verb

To make arrangements or preparations for
arrange plan organise organize schedule devise fix prepare decide set settle blueprint chart choreograph construct design frame project shape tailor adjust budget calculate draught draft establish resolve scheme contrive coordinate direct manage quarterback lay out map out scheme out fix up pencil in prepare for settle on strategize about agree on get ready work out agree to jack up make plans for set up make arrangements for make preparations for set stage shape up iron out come to an agreement come to terms make plans come to terms about pull things together formulate put together concoct outline orchestrate plot make develop draw up conceive engineer sort out set out programme program mastermind form produce slate line up provide hatch think up appoint designate detail compose create book cook up specify make up block out timetable name agree prearrange order invent dream up see to groom do craft assemble lay sketch list maneuver wangle manoeuvre choose select style machinate see about delineate fashion itemize stipulate ready bill brew sketch out achieve rough out equip fabricate furnish take care of originate cast lay down itemise throw together make ready be responsible for edit fit out register conduct get look after fit impose be in charge of ordain negotiate compass strategize dress prescribe model systematize succeed in effect decide on particularize spell out turn out represent execute run intend particularise lay on premeditate conspire administrate carry out put in order describe come up with deal with propose think of excogitate brush preen primp drum up enroll find a way supply time instruct comb require get together cut prep conclude manipulate attend to estimate state postulate brainstorm prioritize figure intrigue accomplish whip up systematise administer finagle enrol concert promise guarantee contract mount decree poll confirm succeed anticipate condition angle pledge prioritise obtain specificate specificize engage swing trace out regulate decide upon forge imagine slot in insist upon work hammer out coin bring fix a time for plot out aim sort manufacture coif dope out contemplate start up build put up trump up draw think out map engineer a way enumerate aspire rustle up marshal trace secure find demand meditate plan ahead think ahead work it constitute perform catalogue endeavor finesse acquire marshall outfit mold tabulate purpose adapt catalog enter seek synchronize accoutre resolve on reckon on try strive accommodate want attempt vamp improvise document allot wish record mean stage expect insist on mould cogitate arrive at render thrash out covenant note cite essay diary pass target evolve begin dictate synchronise straighten out slot bargain fulfill fulfil diagram relate tidy up endeavour build up discover envisage get up envision spark ad-lib set forth set down stage-manage bring off hit on rig advance run up throw up pin down pull off put down for conjure up carve out make a point lay finger on preset settle upon handle fix something up think through falsify illustrate lay something out rearrange neaten graph preengage rank tidy reorder map something out investigate structure configure spread focus coiffe take on rig out depict define purport state clearly balance dispose of work something out pull strings look into draw plans of bring forth uncover moot stumble upon undertake cogitate on hatch a plot elaborate wrangle shift jockey be eager hope give structure to limit make a precondition of make a proviso of make a condition of knock up knock together detect conceive of coiffure sort itself out be organized be arranged be set out turn out fine finalize deliver launch initiate zoom in on look set your sights on zero in on prink author lay plans instance distinguish individuate swing it cost make a chart of make a diagram of control reach an agreement place in order list in order await attend take care find out about take responsibility for finalise solve piece translate into compound comprise bring on account dry wash ruminate pioneer innovate spark off picture visualize grind out ponder speculate visualise crank out cobble together work on churn out compute predict play games hit upon mobilize finish put in motion set in motion put in place beautify vamp up give details be specific about set a date for perfect make provisions make financial arrangements cost out institute found start head trip fake it get off fix it take out clear up endow clinch bring about finish off mobilise prime poise serve present indulge hand over cater scrape up give cook reserve close complete nail cinch train brace work up provision play it by ear inscribe index set to rights get in order attain pick assign seal legislate declare enact qualify fortify season array straighten arm card forearm get going lay the foundations of gird net win earn smooth the way fill in accouter stock numerate gear get off the ground put down square up make provision have plans desire warm up arm oneself gird up one's loins pave the way get set nail down chronicle recount recite tally bag hook land grab capture lick into shape budget for authorize implement ratify sanction authorise wage proclaim pursue follow through with carry off carry through engage in put through approve come to a decision about make a decision call the shots mesh correlate allocate kit do up come to a conclusion come to a decision nab collar sew up harmonize integrate conciliate reconcile alphabetize write in one's book get on line kit up fit up slap together kit out forecast comb out ensure make it a condition underwrite have as a condition knock off pull down get hold of plan out minute calender pool interrelate dovetail conform attune have in mind foresee have in view think count on fix on have every intention write down tick off key steer chalk out run down break down rattle off reel off check off run off keep count make a list of note down run through button down bargain for figure on figure out fix to rough in lay in provisions make arrangements agree upon reconciliate conduce atune harmonise proportion bring together fit together get it together

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To acquire new information or skill
learn attain grasp master receive absorb acquire gain get imbibe assimilate comprehend digest pursue calculate note observe perceive take enrol enroll pick up read review swot understand acquire a knowledge of acquire skill in apply oneself to apprentice become competent in become expert in become proficient in become skilled at con cram familiarize oneself with familiarize yourself with gain an understanding of gather get across get clued up about get the point of glean grind have lessons in hit the books know backwards know inside out mug up peruse prepare read up on work at become able become versed be taught be trained brush up on burn midnight oil check crack the books drink in get down pat get the hang of get the knack of improve mind major in minor in pore over soak up specialize in take course take in train in wade through watch larn ascertain apprehend discern be informed of have knowledge of register cognize sense seize see know intuit decipher savvy compass appreciate recognize realize excel in realise recognise become proficient at learn the ropes get to grips with get down cold catch decode twig behold dig make out tumble to cotton on to cotton to catch on to gain mastery of chalk up become versed in become familiar with conceive process study incorporate learn thoroughly gain mastery in ingest grok make bone up bury yourself in take up absorb mentally soak in get off by heart fathom follow distinguish identify get the picture make sense of get the point work out figure out catch on get it infer get the idea deduce tap into interpret cotton on find out ken take meaning translate take on divine crack wrap one's mind around puzzle out make head or tail of see into keep up with latch on to get to the bottom of pierce get your head round pick up what someone is putting down get the message get a grip be aware of suss out be aware suss unravel see daylight be familiar with be au fait with get the drift of get to know get one's head around get the drift make sense see the light about envisage latch on be with it conceive of

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To establish or stipulate as a previous condition
provide stipulate specify demand instruct postulate state impose require agree arrange condition contract designate detail guarantee insist on insist upon ordain order prescribe promise spell out decree lay down particularise particularize pledge specificate specificize ensure establish have as a condition make it a condition set out underwrite name define cite instance itemize mention enumerate identify list frame describe quote individualize catalogue drop note indicate notice individuate set down command draw up get to the point catalog come to the point get down to brass tacks draw a picture peg fix tab point out limit tag be specific advert to give specialise itemise go into detail touch upon blueprint lay out put down explicitise tick off put finger on touch on settle slot individualise inventory explicitize pin down precise make finger set show clearly button down refer to be specific about specialize relate covenant engage delineate bargain set forth put down for make a point lay finger on distinguish give details state clearly make a condition of pinpoint earmark make a proviso of make a precondition of appoint devote recite rehearse recount narrate present elaborate explain tabulate expound summarize numerate portray set aside announce depict communicate declare show exhibit uncover epitomize embellish recapitulate reveal tell circumstantiate spread analyse analyze make known notify summarise produce epitomise mark out give an account of report on reel off quote chapter and verse fly speck sweat details

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(a particular topic or subject) To provide insight into
discuss examine cover explore study analyse go into scrutinise scrutinize review analyze investigate observe research tackle identify probe treat consider concern itself with deal with delve into write about evaluate inspect question look at go over dig into pore over interpret ponder quest pick at go through work over open up enquire into take stock of look over check out look into sound out test have a look at inquire into chew over kick around weigh up dissect leave no stone unturned sort out try think about think through pick apart sift survey search vet assess appraise prospect check check up on audit search into size up give something the once-over probe into scan inquire scrutinate canvass enquire check into conduct an enquiry into scope out check up check over conduct an investigation into subject to an examination view eyeball scout look-see give the once over try to get to the bottom of look at carefully pry into nose around screen read dig verify query follow up pursue weigh assay delve recce reconnoitre reconnoiter make enquiries about excogitate brainstorm inquisite case interrogate experiment turn over make inquiry run down suss out put to the test cross-examine mull over brood over inquire about poke around feel out read up on make enquiries into dive into make inquiries into conduct investigations into sound enquire about fathom peruse contemplate penetrate find out about ask questions about look through deconstruct ferret in ferret about in plumb bug tap poke spy frisk sift the evidence concerning play around with cut do research into put questions to go over with a fine-tooth comb ask questions of ferret around in read into experiment with deliberate on be all ears break down dive in give something a once-over do research listen in follow a line of investigation stake out search the evidence concerning make inquiries about conduct an inquiry into search for talk about take a look at get back to make sure chase up regard spy on make an observation of make a recce of redact censor discern perceive sift through estimate behold balance report on attend to account for give the once-over pass under review look oversee overlook con esteem anatomize get down to brass tacks think of look upon look on take stock give something a going-over report sit in monitor put out a feeler pierce quiz ask test the waters carry out an inquest into catechize turn ruminate perpend debate deliberate cogitate meditate revolve trial comprehend unravel scour resolve decompose decompound take apart compare think over figure wrestle with conduct a survey of conduct research into think out entertain grasp understand sample pilot seek do tests make inquiries consult the archives consult look up know gauge diagnose put to trial try on field-test experimentalize fool with carry out trials on try on for size road-test carry out tests shake down mess around try out conduct experiments do tests on conduct research test drive futz around put through its paces give a tryout make a trial run practice with carry out trials get to the bottom of measure take soundings gage follow mine rake through ransack nose round rummage in snoop peer into nose about have a good look at prowl around sieve search through rummage through root around in root about in size grade go through with a fine-tooth comb drain sort through separate pan fossick through colander poke around in select comb put through a sieve roust around in sort rootle around in clean ask about wiretap muckrake underseek

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To settle or come to terms on a particular arrangement
agree settle decide accept arrange compromise contract accede acquiesce arrive at confirm decide on negotiate establish meet bargain covenant end set hammer out shake hands thrash out work out make a deal reach terms strike a bargain come to terms about reach an agreement complete clinch seal conclude accomplish finalize fix bring about close agree on finish finalise shake hands on set the seal on resolve broker achieve secure choose figure name tie up pull off bring off sew up reach terms on wrap up come to terms on guarantee reach construct erect excogitate make produce form build transact perfect consummate polish hash out set up sort out fight through designate bring to a conclusion cinch nail appoint polish off wind up put the icing on the cake put the finishing touches to firm up complete the arrangements for select pick assign nail down come to a conclusion come to a decision about make a decision come to a decision call the shots come to an agreement effect engineer rule concert opt swing settle on carry out settle upon button up specify prescribe ordain schedule stipulate allot decree resolve on come to terms allocate impose decide upon instruct lay down agree upon fix up fix on dictate define attain limit agree to rule on gain strike prearrange hit ratify sanction fix upon arbitrate take a decision on judge adjudicate authorize square up adjudge figure out square off deem pin down authorise call the shots on work set a date for put together sign come to solve arrive endorse draw up