ASCERTAIN - Black's Law Dictionary

What is ASCERTAIN? Definition of ASCERTAIN in Black's Law Dictionary

To fix; to render certain or definite; to estimate and determine; to clear of doubt or obscurity. Pughe v. Coleman, Tex.Civ.App., 44S.W. 578. To insure as a certainty. United Statesv. Foster,  C.C.A.Iowa, 131 F.2d 3, 7. To find outby investigation, U.  S. v. Carver, 43 S.Ct. 181, 182, 260 U.S. 482, 67  L.Ed. 361. Sometimes it means to "assess", Commonwealth v. Deford Co., 137 Va.542, 120 S.E. 281, 285; or to "hear, try, and determine," In re  Higgins' Estate, 143 N.Y.S. 552, 556, 81 Misc. 579.

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