to determine to determine
- to listen to and determine as arbitrators on elect to arbitrate a disputed instance
- act between functions with a view to reconciling variations
- to know and determine, as arbitrators; since, to decide on to arbitrate a disputed case.
- to choose, or determine usually.
- To decide; to determine.
- to do something as arbitrator or judge; because, to arbitrate upon a few reports; to arbitrate in conflicts among neighbors; to arbitrate between functions to a suit.
1580s (arbitrable is taped from 1530s), "to provide an authoritative decision," from Latin arbitratus, previous participle of arbitrari "be of an opinion, offer a determination," from arbiter (see arbiter). Meaning "to behave as an arbitrator" is from 1610s. Related: Arbitrated; arbitrating. The earlier verb kind ended up being arbitren (very early 15c.).
(v. t.) To listen to and choose, as arbitrators; because, to select to arbitrate a disputed case.
- (v. t.) To decide, or determine typically.
- (v. i.) to choose; to find out.
- (v. i.) to behave as arbitrator or judge; because, to arbitrate upon a few reports; to arbitrate in disputes among neighbors; to arbitrate between functions to a suit.
So high was the reputation of the Parians that they were chosen by the people of Miletus to arbitrate in a party dispute (Herod.