Diagnose Definition

dīəg-nōs, -nōz
diagnosed, diagnoses, diagnosing
diagnosed, diagnoses, diagnosing
To distinguish or identify (a disease, for example) by diagnosis.
American Heritage
To identify a disease, condition, etc. in (a patient)
They diagnosed him as having mumps.
Webster's New World
To make a diagnosis of (a disease, a problem, etc.)
Webster's New World
To analyze the nature or cause of.
Diagnose the reasons for an economic downturn.
American Heritage

Origin of Diagnose

  • Back-formation from diagnosis..

    From Wiktionary

  • Back-formation from diagnosis

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

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