Robinson gives as its meaning, to set bounds before, to predetermine, spoken of the eternal decrees and counsels of God.
They then have a will and a way of their own; a free-will which their creator cannot predetermine and correct.
To conceive and desire the best is to attempt the ideal, is to predetermine the path that all succeeding generations shall tread.
The impulse given by each must be exactly estimated in order to predetermine the joint effect.
To ascertain her opinion, to predetermine it, Stainton was now elaborately preparing.