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To discover and to determine by means of examination or experimentation; to learn or to find out about something; such as, getting information or obtaining the truth. (1)
(judicial or legal words that may apply to trial processes that determine the guilt or innocence of people which is ascertained by either judges or juries)
Word Entries at Word Info: “ascertained
ascertain (verb), ascertains; ascertained; ascertaining
1. To discover and to determine by means of examination or experimentation: The fire department was unable to ascertain the cause of the fire.
2. To learn or to find out about something; such as, information or the truth: Debora's doctors have been unable to ascertain the cause of her illness.

A great deal of information these days can be ascertained by anyone with a computer.

3. Etymology: from Middle English acertainen, "to inform"; from Anglo-French acerteiner, Old French acertener, "to assure, to certify"; from a-, "to" [from Latin ad] + Latin certus, past participle of cernere, "to determine".
To find out or to learn as a certainty by examination or trial.
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To find an explanation by examination or thinking about it.
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