Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. ascertain

verb. ['ˌæsɝˈteɪn'] establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study.

Synonyms

  • numerate
  • locate
  • discover
  • redetermine
  • gauge
  • admeasure
  • situate
  • count
  • find
  • determine
  • learn
  • check
  • watch
  • refract
  • translate
  • sequence
  • see
  • number
  • find out
  • enumerate

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude

Etymology

  • acertener (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • a- (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Featured Games

Rhymes with Ascertain

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • constrain
  • restrain
  • overtrain
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • tremaine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • retrain
  • refrain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane

How do you pronounce ascertain?

Pronounce ascertain as ˌæsərˈteɪn.

US - How to pronounce ascertain in American English

UK - How to pronounce ascertain in British English

How do you spell ascertain? Is it acertain ?

A common misspelling of ascertain is acertain

Sentences with ascertain


1. Verb, base form
Mix and match the different factors to ascertain which of them has the most effect on the evaporation rate.

2. Noun, singular or mass
May ascertain insurance rates required and cash reserves necessary to ensure payment of future benefits."

2. ascertain

verb. ['ˌæsɝˈteɪn'] be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something.

Synonyms

  • control
  • see to it
  • proof
  • proofread
  • spot-check
  • card
  • mark off
  • cover
  • insure
  • verify
  • cross-check
  • determine
  • learn
  • check
  • watch
  • mark
  • check off
  • ensure
  • cinch
  • tick
  • see
  • tick off
  • assure
  • find out

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • acertener (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • a- (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. ascertain

verb. ['ˌæsɝˈteɪn'] find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort.

Synonyms

  • control
  • determine
  • learn
  • check
  • see
  • watch
  • find
  • see to it
  • find out
  • assure
  • insure
  • test

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • break
  • negate

Etymology

  • acertener (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • a- (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. ascertain

verb. ['ˌæsɝˈteɪn'] learn or discover with certainty.

Synonyms

  • learn
  • get a line
  • see
  • discover
  • hear
  • find out
  • get word
  • pick up
  • price

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • demonetization
  • weaken
  • pervious

Etymology

  • acertener (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • a- (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Synonym.com