verb (used with object), pre·de·ter·mined, pre·de·ter·min·ing.
Origin of predetermine
Examples from the Web for predetermined
If armed clashes were to break out in a region-wide scale, the “victor” would by no means be predetermined.
But in this political season, the monthly jobs data has become just so much political football in a predetermined game.
After all, like gender, race is predetermined; not a learned behavior like racism.
He had been ambitious, but nature had predetermined his career by giving him a head of the wrong shape.The Wonder|J. D. Beresford
The history of the property and that of its owners was predetermined by the woods.Mary|Bjornstjerne Bjornson
Another school has taught that men come into the world with innate ideas and a predetermined character.Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle|H. N. Brailsford
No Democrat was the predetermined candidate of his party when it met at Chicago in July, 1896.The New Nation|Frederic L. Paxson
It marked their ever-changing location, and it moved unerringly toward a predetermined goal.Brood of the Dark Moon|Charles Willard Diffin