Tom hasn't yet heard anything definite about whether he got into Harvard or not.
Give me a definite answer.
The uncertainty about the weather has had a definite effect upon the Englishman's character.
Cost is a definite factor in making our decision.
The talk between labor and management yielded no definite results.
They failed to get any definite information.
It's definite that she won't come.
In the absence of definite evidence, he was acquitted.
Are you looking for a definite article?
It will be four years before the definite result of beef liberalization emerges.
A scientist had to know how to ask the correct question and to state it so clearly that the answer would be, in effect, a definite yes or no, not "maybe".
There is a definite time to return the book.
This book will be a definite bestseller.
The date for the meeting is now definite: 5 March. She has very definite opinions.
Vertical lines create an illusion of height and are strong, dominant and definite.
I am determined to put the plan into practice no matter what others may say.
I'm determined to succeed.
Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.
A normal person might spend a lifetime at it and still not succeed but faced with a determined Ren it was not greatly different from a normal cylinder lock.
No sooner had I come into contact with him than I determined to get to know him well.
It then became necessary to settle the best route for the line to follow; and that was determined, in the first place, by the shape of the land it had to cross.
Knowing their languages is not enough to communicate effectively, because the methods of communication are determined by their cultures.
It's nobody's fault but yours. I'm determined to make you take the responsibility.
It was determined that the picking of one's nose is a completely normal act for adolescent boys.
Beauty cannot be determined objectively but depends on personal aesthetic criteria.
Eleanor though the daughter of a king and brought up in the greatest luxury determined to share misfortune with her husband.
Although Chemistry class was very difficult, some of the students were determined to succeed and refused to give up.
determined persistent, someone who doesn't give up on something easily
Businesses are culturally determined
3. to identify
If you could start to move that, to identify what you're up against, you're going to do things a hell of a lot better.
She was so shocked that she wasn't able to identify her attacker.
It is difficult to ascertain what really happened.
I'm going to ascertain the truth of his statement.
The readers cannot ascertain whether the news is true or not.
Ascertain whether they are safe or not.
As I heard the story secondhand, I can't ascertain the truth of it.