HyperDic: determinate

English > 3 senses of the word determinate:
ADJECTIVEalldeterminateprecisely determined or limited or defined
alldeterminatenot continuing to grow indefinitely at the apex
alldeterminate, definitivesupplying or being a final / final or conclusive settlement
determinate > pronunciation
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English > determinate: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningprecisely determined or limited or defined; especially fixed by rule or by a specific and constant cause.
Examples
  • "a determinate distance"
  • "a determinate number"
  • "determinate variations in animals"
Narrowerfixed(of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
Oppositeindeterminate, undeterminednot precisely determined or established
Spanishdeterminado
Nounsdeterminatenessthe quality of being predictable with great confidence
English > determinate: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot continuing to grow indefinitely at the apex.
Example"determinate growth"
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
NarrowercymoseHaving a usually flat-topped flower cluster in which the main and branch stems each end in a flower that opens before those below it or to its side
OppositeindeterminateHaving a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex
Spanishdeterminado
English > determinate: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningSupplying or being a final / final or conclusive settlement.
Example "a determinate answer to the problem"
Synonymdefinitive
Broaderconclusiveforming an end or termination
Spanishdecisivo, definitivo
Catalandefinitiu
Nounsdeterminatenessthe quality of being predictable with great confidence

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