from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To distinguish or identify (a disease, for example) by diagnosis.
- transitive v. To identify (a person) as having a particular disease or condition by means of a diagnosis.
- transitive v. To analyze the nature or cause of: diagnose the reasons for an economic downturn.
- intransitive v. To make a diagnosis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To determine the root cause of (a disease).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To ascertain by diagnosis; to diagnosticate. See diagnosticate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathol., zoöl., and botany, to determine the diagnosis of; ascertain, as a disease, from its symptoms; distinguish; discriminate; diagnosticate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
- v. subject to a medical analysis
Back-formation from diagnosis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Back-formation from diagnosis. (Wiktionary)