Meaning of predetermine
Pronunciation: (prē"di-tûr'min), [key]
— -mined, -min•ing.
- to settle or decide in advance: He had predetermined his answer to the offer.
- to ordain in advance; predestine: She believed that God had predetermined her sorrow.
- to direct or impel; influence strongly: His sympathy for the poor predetermined his choice of a career.
- predetermine (Thesaurus)