Definition of determined in English:

determined

Line breaks: de¦ter|mined
Pronunciation: /dɪˈtəːmɪnd
 
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adjective

1Having made a firm decision and being resolved not to change it: [with infinitive]: Alina was determined to be heard
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  • There is so much we don't know about September 11, and the government seems determined that we should continue not to know.
  • He returned from England in 1991 determined that his village would have a proper school to offer education to the children.
  • He returned home disillusioned, but determined that he would never lose another race under any circumstances.
Synonyms
intent on, bent on, set on, dead set on, insistent on, fixed on, resolved on/to, firm about, committed to, hell-bent on; single-minded about, obsessive about, obsessed with, fanatical about, fixated on
1.1Possessing or displaying resolve: Helen was a determined little girl a determined effort to reduce inflation
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  • He said he had made consistent and determined efforts to resolve the matter and had visited the workers on a number of occasions to lend his support.
  • Still, he paid a handsome enough dividend for the place and it was a gutsy determined effort on the part of the horse and rider Fran Flood.
  • They simply ripped them limb from limb in the second half with a ferociously determined and hungry display which left Cork begging for mercy.
Synonyms
resolute, full of determination, purposeful, purposive, resolved, decided, adamant, single-minded, firm, unswerving, unswervable, unwavering, undaunted, fixed, set, intent, insistent; steadfast, staunch, stalwart, earnest, manful, deliberate, unfaltering, unhesitating, unflinching, persevering, persistent, pertinacious, indefatigable, tenacious, bulldog, strong-minded, strong-willed, unshakeable, unshaken, steely, four-square, dedicated, committed; stubborn, dogged, obstinate, obdurate, inflexible, relentless, intransigent, implacable, unyielding, unbending, immovable, unrelenting; spirited, brave, bold, courageous, plucky, stout, stout-hearted, mettlesome, indomitable, strenuous, vigorous, gritty, stiff; North Americanrock-ribbed
informal gutsy, spunky
rare perseverant, indurate

Derivatives

determinedly

adverb
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  • Watching her friend turn and step off the patio determinedly was the second hardest.
  • Late in the first half, he suffered a strong blow to his knee but recovered well to determinedly push his team past the winning post.
  • Within minutes the determinedly old-fashioned Chez Moi restaurant in Holland Park is also knee-deep.

determinedness

noun
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  • Les Dames is a film set on a path, a film of the determinedness of the future because of the past and the subsequent constricting in the present made clear by the use and relationship of image and sound.
  • In the center, the focus of their attention is a cordless telephone which seems to be mocking them in its determinedness not to ring.
  • Her voice was that of a girl, barely more than a child, but there was a determinedness in it which marked her as a Princess without a doubt.

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