verb (used with object), di·ag·nosed, di·ag·nos·ing.
verb (used without object), di·ag·nosed, di·ag·nos·ing.
- diaghilev, sergei pavlovich,
- diagnosis by exclusion,
- diagnostic diphtheria toxin
Origin of diagnose
Examples from the Web for diagnose
Levin can at least diagnose the problem and recognize that this leads to an evacuation of traditional politics.
When Smith was asked how he could diagnose Obama, he admitted he is not a psychologist and was just speculating.Republican Thinks Obama’s Mental Illness Caused Border Crisis|Gideon Resnick|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Students study the hands to diagnose medical conditions, with the aid of technology of course.Art Goes High-Tech at These Four Innovative Exhibits|Justin Jones|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I felt relieved for the character, and slightly abashed for rushing to diagnose her with a mental illness.Diagnosing Jane, Louis C.K.’s Troubled Daughter on ‘Louie’ Who Can’t Separate Dreams From Reality|Russell Saunders|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With The Talk, if you could diagnose the show, what would you say is working best, and what do you think needs work?Sharon Osbourne Sounds Off on Anthony Weiner, Justin Bieber, and More|Marlow Stern|July 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"I am not going to diagnose your case, if that is what you mean," replied Edith, with a smile.The Time of Roses|L. T. Meade
“Macgilpin, just diagnose this case for me,” cried the doctor to his assistant.Crown and Anchor|John Conroy Hutcheson
Mrs. Hehirs was a difficult case to diagnose, and I could not give it a name.
It is a rather rare accident, and one often impossible to diagnose during life.
Both these conditions during the life of the animal may have been the cause of the lamenesses which were difficult to diagnose.
1861, back-formation from diagnosis. Related: Diagnosed; diagnosing.