Having defined limits; not uncertain or arbitrary; fixed; established; definite.
- Precisely limited or defined; definite: a determinate number; a determinate distance.
- Conclusively settled; final.
- Firm in purpose; resolute.
- Botany Terminating in a flower and blooming in a sequence beginning with the uppermost or central flower; cymose: a determinate inflorescence.
- Botany Not continuing indefinitely at the tip of an axis: determinate growth.