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diagnose

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Definition determine or identify the nature of a problem or an illness
  • She diagnosed the disease as...
diagnosed = determined or identified the nature of a problem or an illness
  • diagnose the problem with my car
  • What was her diagnosis?
  • diagnose the ills of the economy
  • I have been diagnosed with a fatal illness and would love to undergo the same procedure as you.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • diagnosed = found to have (a specific illness)
  • When I first received my diagnosis, I signed a DNR.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • diagnosis = explanation of the cause of an illness
  • Based on ... were you able to diagnose Peter's state of mind on March 6, 2007, with a reasonable degree of medical certainty?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • diagnose = determine (the nature of a problem or an illness)
  • Later, she told me that seven months had passed since she'd been diagnosed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • diagnosed = had her illness identified
  • I was diagnosed with ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • diagnosed = found to have an illness
  • Henrietta's tumor had been incorrectly diagnosed.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • diagnosed = identified (determined)
  • I realize you haven't had adequate time to arrive at a proper diagnosis of the patient, but you have had a chance at observing him in action.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • diagnosis = identification of the illness
  • Lisa Cody didn't have a diagnosis yet.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • diagnosis = determination of the cause of her illness
  • She knew that my cancer diagnosis was grim.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • diagnosis = identification (as in identifying an illness)
  • Without a diagnosis, they couldn't treat our son.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • diagnosis = determination of the nature of a problem or an illness
  • ...diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer when I was thirteen.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • diagnosed = identified an illness
  • When doctors are faced with a difficult diagnosis, they order more tests,
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • diagnosis = identification of the nature of an illness
  • The diagnosis was paranoid schizophrenia, and his life, as he had lived it until then, was over.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • diagnosis = the name of a disease that was determined to be the cause of an illness
  • kids aren't allowed to use the public telephone at Franklin High unless they get a special pass. And even then it's got to be to call your mother to say that the school nurse has just diagnosed leprosy or something.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • diagnosed = determined that someone has a particular illness
  • It only took me a few seconds to snap out of it and remember that the last time I was in that classroom, I'd just been diagnosed with a deadly illness and my best friend had been sitting right beside me.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Sophie was diagnosed as profoundly deaf.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao's Last Dancer

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