However, there is little existing research to ascertain this, or much else.
"But defense counsel has no comparable obligation to ascertain or present the truth," White continued.
As private entities, the financial performance of most of these businesses is hard to ascertain.
Tan had been trying to ascertain the names of the more than 5,000 schoolchildren who died in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
For decades, people have been trying to ascertain the difference, but it mostly comes down to a level of taste.
The trapper looked about him to ascertain in what situations he might find his friends.
From the beginning, he was aware that his first step must be to ascertain that she was not mistaken.
Carley searched her pockets for her goggles, only to ascertain that she had forgotten them.
I assured her I would do all I could to ascertain the fate of her mother.
To ascertain how much power has been developed we must know how many foot pounds there are in a horse power.
early 15c., "to inform, to give assurance," from Anglo-French acerteiner, Old French acertener "to assure, certify" (13c.), from a "to" (see ad-) + certain "certain" (see certain). Modern meaning of "find out for sure by experiment or investigation" is first attested 1794. Related: Ascertained; ascertaining.