Diagnose meaning

dīəg-nōs, -nōz
To distinguish or identify (a disease, for example) by diagnosis.
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To identify (a person) as having a particular disease or condition by means of a diagnosis.
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Diagnose is defined as to identify a problem or disease by considering the symptoms or performing an exam.

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.

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To analyze the nature or cause of.

Diagnose the reasons for an economic downturn.

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To make a diagnosis.
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To make a diagnosis of (a disease, a problem, etc.)
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To identify a disease, condition, etc. in (a patient)

They diagnosed him as having mumps.

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To distinguish or identify something, such as a disease, by diagnosis.
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To identify a person as having a particular disease or condition by means of a diagnosis.
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To make a diagnosis.
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(medicine) To determine the root cause of (a disease).
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Origin of diagnose

  • Back-formation from diagnosis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Back-formation from diagnosis..

    From Wiktionary