predetermine
I verb agree beforehand, be biased, be influenced, be jaundiced, be prejudiced, be prepossessed, be swayed, contrive a result, decide beforehand, decide in advance, destinate, destine, determine beforehand, determine in advance, doom, fate, forecast, forejudge, foreordain, foreordinate, intend, jump to a conclusion, map out, ordain, plan, praetlnire, praestituere, prearrange, preconceive, preconclude, preconsider, predecide, predestinate, predestine, predispose, preestablish, prejudge, premeditate, preordain, preresolve, presume, presuppose, presurmise, project, reserve, resolve beforehand II index anticipate (prognosticate), devise (invent), forejudge, frame (prearrange), necessitate, orchestrate, plan, prearrange, preconceive, prejudge, prejudice (influence), preordain, presuppose, program, scheme

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  • Predetermine — Pre de*ter mine, v. i. To determine beforehand. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Predetermine — Pre de*ter mine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Predetermined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Predermining}.] [Pref. pre + determine: cf. F. pr[ e]d[ e]terminer.] 1. To determine (something) beforehand. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. To doom by previous decree; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prédéterminé — prédéterminé, ée (pré dé tèr miné, née) part. passé de prédéterminer …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • predetermine — (v.) 1620s, originally theological, from L.L. praedeterminare (Augustine), from prae (see PRE (Cf. pre )) + determinare (see DETERMINE (Cf. determine)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • predeterminé — Predeterminé, [predetermin]ée. part …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • predetermine — ► VERB 1) establish or decide in advance. 2) predestine. DERIVATIVES predetermination noun …   English terms dictionary

  • predetermine — [prē΄dē tʉr′mən] vt. predetermined, predetermining [LL(Ec) praedeterminare: see PRE & DETERMINE] 1. to determine, decide, or decree beforehand 2. to incline, bias, or impel beforehand; prejudice predeterminate [prē΄dē tʉr′mə nit] adj.… …   English World dictionary

  • predetermine — transitive verb Etymology: Late Latin praedeterminare, from Latin prae + determinare to determine Date: 1622 1. a. foreordain, predestine b. to determine beforehand 2. to impose a direction or tendency on beforehand …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • predetermine — predetermination, n. predeterminative /pree di terr meuh nay tiv, neuh tiv/, adj. /pree di terr min/, v.t., predetermined, predetermining. 1. to settle or decide in advance: He had predetermined his answer to the offer. 2. to ordain in advance;… …   Universalium

  • predetermine — verb To determine or decide something in advance …   Wiktionary

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