Determine and Recognize


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Determine verb – To give an opinion about (something at issue or in dispute).
Recognize and determine are semantically related in perception topic. In some cases you can use "Recognize" instead a verb "Determine".
Nearby Words: determination, determining, determinative, determiner, determinating
Synonyms for Determine


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Recognize verb – To have a clear idea of.
Determine and recognize are semantically related in perception topic. Sometimes you can use "Determine" instead a verb "Recognize".
Nearby Words: recognise, recognition, recognized, recognised, recognizable
Synonyms for Recognize

Common collocations

character determine character recognize character
power determine power recognize power
people determine people recognize people
role determine role recognize role
Other nouns: truth, value, name, status, significance, nature, place, number, time, way, source, feelings, points.

Both words in one sentence

  • Recently, it's also been discovered that they recognize human faces, and will quickly determine which humans are trustworthy and which ones to avoid.
    Source: It Can Think
  • Western Animation / Superman: The Animated Series Light Hearted Rematch: At the end of "Speed Demons," Superman and The Flash recognize that they never did determine who was the Fastest Man Alive and close the episode starting a private race.
  • Since it covers not only knowledge of fairy tales, but things that are either directly or indirectly inspired by them, you can use this trait to cast or identify spells, recognize fairy tale settings or characters, and determine the weakness of fairy tale characters.
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