"This is hours old and the full facts are still to be ascertained as those involved are debriefed," officials said.
He had ascertained, beyond all question, that it emptied its flood into the Gulf of Mexico.
She ascertained fully to her satisfaction that her guests had dined.
The sensation produced in the country has not yet been ascertained, but it is sure to be immense.
He had ascertained that no picture post cards of it were obtainable in the village.
The volume of flow can be ascertained from the depth in the gauging chamber.
And then the mood, attitude, and prejudices should be ascertained.
Sheriff Cook flatly refused to hand it over until it was ascertained whether it justly belonged to Foulk.
Its cost was not ascertained, but was, it is thought, about $75.
Has then the actual history of the World's Creation been ascertained from some other independent and infallible source?
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.