Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun determiner

3 senses of determiner

Sense 1
clincher, determiner, determining factor -- (an argument that is conclusive)
       => argument, statement -- (a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true")

Sense 2
determiner, determinative -- (one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases)
       => function word, closed-class word -- (a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning)

Sense 3
determinant, determiner, determinative, determining factor, causal factor -- (a determining or causal element or factor; "education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life")
       => cognitive factor -- (something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result)

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