determined beforehand; predetermined.

Origin of predeterminate

First recorded in 1625–35; pre- + determinate
Related formspre·de·ter·mi·nate·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for predeterminate

Historical Examples of predeterminate

  • Full of predeterminate intuitions, they are without intelligence, which is the power of seeing things as they are.

    Winds Of Doctrine

    George Santayana

British Dictionary definitions for predeterminate



determined beforehand; predetermined
Derived Formspredeterminately, adverb
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