[v] reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
[v] fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"
[v] fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; the tree determines the border of the property
[v] shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
[v] settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument"
[v] after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"
[v] find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"
[v] decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
ascertain, decide, find, find out, fix, influence, limit, make up one's mind, mold, set, set, settle, shape, specify, square off, square up