What is ascertain?

  • (verb): Learn or discover with certainty.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ascertain:

James Mac Kaye - The Economy of Happiness
... of cotton, or pounds of wool and as political economy seeks to ascertain the conditions under which these commodities may be produced with the greatest efficiency--so the economy of happiness seeks to ascertain the ... In order to ascertain what these conditions are, we need to proceed as any manufacturer trained to his business would proceed, were he endeavoring to ...

More definitions of "ascertain":

  • (verb): After a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study.
    Synonyms: determine, find, find out