Thesaurus

determining

verb
present participle of determine

Synonyms & Antonyms of determining

1 to give an opinion about (something at issue or in dispute)
  • a three-member panel will determine the case

Synonyms for determining

Words Related to determining

Near Antonyms for determining

3 to come upon after searching, study, or effort
  • we failed to determine the answer to the riddle

Synonyms for determining

Words Related to determining

Near Antonyms for determining

Antonyms for determining

4 to come to an end
  • your participation in the savings plan determines with the termination of your employment here

Synonyms for determining

Words Related to determining

Phrases Synonymous with determining

Near Antonyms for determining

Antonyms for determining

5 to make final, definite, or beyond dispute
  • your choice of college could determine the rest of your life

Synonyms for determining

Words Related to determining

Near Antonyms for determining

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About determining

Thesaurus Entries Near determining

determines

determining

deterred

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Determining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/determining. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on determining

Nglish: Translation of determining for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of determining for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!