de·ter·mine vt -mined, -min·ing: to make a determination regarding
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
adjudge, adjudicate, arrive at a conclusion, ascertain, award, bring in a verdict, bring to an end, bring to justice, choose, come to a conclusion, come to a decision, come to a determination, conclude, confirm, constituere, decernere, decide, decide upon, declare, decree, decree by judicial authority, deduce, delimit, deliver judgment, direct, draw a conclusion, end by a decision, estimate, exercise the judgment, find, fix upon, form a judgment, form a resolution, give a ruling, give an opinion, give judgment, hold, infer, interpret judge, limit, make a decision, make a resolution, make one's choice, make terms, make up ones mind, opine, pass an opinion, pass judgment, pass sentence, prescribe punishment, pronounce, pronounce a judgment, pronounce guilty, reckon, referee, regulate, remain firm, resolve, rule, seal, seal the doom of, settle, settle in one's mind, settle upon, sit in judgment, statuere, stipulate, take a decisive step, utter judicial sentence against, weigh, will
associated concepts: determine the nature of the loss, finally determined, legally determine the rights of the parties to an action
adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate (adjudge), arrange (methodize), ascertain, assess (appraise), award, calculate, call (title), choose, circumscribe (define), complete, conclude (decide), constitute (establish), construe (comprehend), decide, deduce, deduct (conclude by reasoning), deem, delimit, delineate, demarcate, designate, detect, discover, dispose (incline), elucidate, fix (settle), gauge, hold (decide), identify, judge, opine, pass (determine), postulate, predominate (command), program, pronounce (pass judgment), rate, regulate (manage), resolve (decide), rule (decide), select, sentence, settle
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006