An example of diagnose is when you go to a doctor because you have a sore throat and your doctor takes a throat culture and says that you have strep throat.
An example of diagnose is to analyze why the fee revenue is down from the amount forecasted in the city budget.
Diagnose the reasons for an economic downturn.
They diagnosed him as having mumps.
Origin of diagnose
- Back-formation from diagnosis
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Back-formation from diagnosis..