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Definition of Ascertain


  1. To render (a person) certain; to cause to feel certain; to make confident; to assure; to apprise.
  2. To make (a thing) certain to the mind; to free from obscurity, doubt, or change; to make sure of; to fix; to determine.
  3. To find out or learn for a certainty, by trial, examination, or experiment; to get to know; as, to ascertain the weight of a commodity, or the purity of a metal.
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Ascertain Translations

ascertain in Dutch is constateren, vaststellen, bevinden
ascertain in Finnish is todeta
ascertain in French is constater
ascertain in German is feststellen, feststellen, ermitteln, ermitteln
ascertain in Italian is accertare, verificare
ascertain in Latin is reperio
ascertain in Norwegian is finne ut
ascertain in Portuguese is verifique