KJV Dictionary Definition: determinable


DETERMINABLE, a. See Determine.

1. That may be decided with certainty.

2. That may end or be determined.



1. Limited; fixed; definite; as a determinate quantity of matter.

2. Established; settled; positive; as a determinate rule or order.

The determinate counsel of God. Acts 2.

3. Decisive; conclusive; as a determinate resolution or judgment.

4. Resolved on.

5. Fixed; resolute.

DETERMINATE, v.t. To limit. Not used. See Determine.



1. With certainty.

The principles of religion are determinately true or false.

2. Resolutely; with fixed resolve. Unusual.


DETERMINATENESS, n. The state of being determinate, certain, or precise.



1. The act of determining or deciding.

2. Decision of a question in the mind; firm resolution; settled purpose; as, they have acquainted me with their determination.

3. Judicial decision; the ending of a controversy or suit by the judgment of a court. Justice is promoted by a speedy determination of causes, civil and criminal.

4. Absolute direction to a certain end.

Remissness can by no means consist with a constant determination of the will to the greatest apparent good.

5. An ending; a putting an end to; as the determination of a will.



1. That uncontrollably directs to a certain end.

The determinative power of a just cause.

2. Limiting; that limits or bounds; as, a word may be determinative and limit the subject.


DETERMINATOR, n. One who determines.


DETERMINE, v.t. L., to bound; a boundary or limit. Gr. See Term.

1. To end; particularly, to end by the decision or conclusion of a cause, or of a doubtful or controverted point; applicable to the decisions of the mind, or to judicial decisions. We say, I had determined this question in my own mind; the court has determined the cause.

2. To end and fix; to settle ultimately; as, this event determined his fate.

3. To fix on; to settle or establish; as, to determine the proper season for planting seeds.

God--hath determined the times before appointed. Acts 17.

4. To end; to limit; to bound; to confine. Yonder hill determines our view. Knowledge is determined by the sight.

5. To give a direction to; to influence the choice; that is, to limit to a particular purpose or direction; as, this circumstance determined him to the study of law. Also, to give a direction to material bodies in their course; as, impulse may determine a moving body to this or that point.

6. To resolve, that is, to end or settle a point in the mind, as in Definition first.

I determined this with myself. 2 Corinthians 2.

Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus. Acts 20.

7. To destroy. Not used.

8. To put an end to; as, to determine a will.

9. To settle or ascertain, as something uncertain.

The character of the soul is determined by the character of its God.


1. To resolve; to conclude; to come to a decision.

He shall pay as the judges determine. Exodus 21.

It is indifferent how the learned shall determine concerning this matter.

2. To end; to terminate. The danger determined by the death of the conspirators. Revolutions often determine in setting up tyranny at home, or in conquest from abroad.

Some estates may determine, on future contingencies.



1. Ended; concluded; decided; limited; fixed; settled; resolved; directed.

2. a. Having a firm or fixed purpose, as a determined man; or manifesting a firm resolution, as a determined countenance.


DETERMINING, ppr. Ending; deciding; fixing; settling; resolving; limiting; directing.