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ascertained at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['æsə'teınd]

ascertained at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

73 Moby Thesaurus words for "ascertained":
actual, appreciated, apprehended, assured, attested, authenticated,
borne out, categorically true, certain, certified,
circumstantiated, comprehended, conceived, confirmed, corroborated,
decided, demonstrated, determinate, determined, discerned,
documentary, down pat, effectual, established, factual, fixed,
grasped, guaranteed, historical, in the bag, known, made sure,
nailed down, not in error, objectively true, on ice, open-and-shut,
pat, perceived, prehended, proved, proven, real, realized,
recognized, secure, seized, set, settled, shown, stated,
substantiated, sure-enough, tested, tried, true, true as gospel,
truthful, unconfuted, undenied, understood, undoubted, unerroneous,
unfallacious, unfalse, unmistaken, unquestionable, unrefuted,
validated, veracious, verified, veritable, warranted

Ascertained at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ascertain \As`cer*tain"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ascertained}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Ascertaining}.] [OF. acertener; a (L. ad) +
certain. See {Certain}.]
1. To render (a person) certain; to cause to feel certain; to
make confident; to assure; to apprise. [Obs.]

When the blessed Virgin was so ascertained. --Jer.
Taylor.

Muncer assured them that the design was approved of
by Heaven, and that the Almighty had in a dream
ascertained him of its effects. --Robertson.

2. To make (a thing) certain to the mind; to free from
obscurity, doubt, or change; to make sure of; to fix; to
determine. [Archaic]

The divine law . . . ascertaineth the truth.
--Hooker.

The very deferring [of his execution] shall increase
and ascertain the condemnation. --Jer. Taylor.

The ministry, in order to ascertain a majority . . .
persuaded the queen to create twelve new peers.
--Smollett.

The mildness and precision of their laws ascertained
the rule and measure of taxation. --Gibbon.

3. To find out or learn for a certainty, by trial,
examination, or experiment; to get to know; as, to
ascertain the weight of a commodity, or the purity of a
metal.

He was there only for the purpose of ascertaining
whether a descent on England was practicable.
--Macaulay.

ascertained at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

ascertained
adj : discovered or determined by scientific observation;
"variation in the ascertained flux depends on a number
of factors"; "the discovered behavior norms";
"discovered differences in achievement"; "no
explanation for the observed phenomena" [syn: {discovered},
{observed}]

ascertained at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Verb

ascertained
  • Inter: past of » ascertain

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  • Translation: de » ascertained
    Translation: et » ascertained
    Translation: fa » ascertained
    Translation: fr » ascertained
    Translation: hu » ascertained
    Translation: mg » ascertained
    Translation: ml » ascertained
    Translation: my » ascertained
    Translation: sv » ascertained
    Translation: ta » ascertained
    Translation: te » ascertained
    Translation: vi » ascertained