Determined

  • 1 Determined — De*ter mined, a. Decided; resolute. Adetermined foe. Sparks. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 determined — I (certain) adjective ascertained, attested, authenticated, certified, conditioned, confined, confirmed, definite, established, finite, firm, fixed, indomitable, industrious, inexorable, inflexible, intentional, peremptory, positive, prescriptive …

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  • 3 determined — (adj.) 1560s, decided, pp. adjective from DETERMINE (Cf. determine). Meaning limited is from c.1600; that of characterized by resolution is from c.1600, of actions; 1772, of persons …

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  • 4 determined — [adj] driven, persistent bent, bent on, buckled down*, constant, decided, decisive, dogged, earnest, firm, fixed, hard asnails*, hardboiled*, intent, mean business*, obstinate, on ice*, pat, persevering, purposeful, resolute, resolved, serious,… …

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  • 5 determined — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having firmness of purpose; resolute. DERIVATIVES determinedly adverb …

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  • 6 determined — [dē tʉr′mənd, di tʉr′mənd] adj. 1. having one s mind made up; decided; resolved 2. resolute; unwavering determinedly adv. determinedness n …

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  • 7 determined — de|ter|mined [ dı tɜrmınd ] adjective ** not willing to let anything prevent you from doing what you have decided to do: a strong, determined woman determined to do something: I was determined to make it as a jazz musician. determined (that):… …

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  • 8 Determined — Determine De*ter mine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Determined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Determining}.] [F. d[ e]terminer, L. determinare, determinatum; de + terminare limit, terminus limit. See {Term}.] 1. To fix the boundaries of; to mark off and separate.… …

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  • 9 determined — de|ter|mined W3 [dıˈtə:mınd US ə:r ] adj 1.) having a strong desire to do something, so that you will not let anyone stop you ▪ Gwen is a very determined woman. determined to do sth ▪ She was determined to win. determined (that) ▪ He was… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 determined */*/ — UK [dɪˈtɜː(r)mɪnd] / US [dɪˈtɜrmɪnd] adjective a) not willing to let anything prevent you from doing what you have decided to do a strong, determined woman determined to do something: I was determined to make it as a jazz musician. determined… …

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  • 11 determined — adjective 1 having a strong desire to do something, so that you will not let anyone stop you: a determined young woman | determined to do sth: I am determined to find out who is responsible for this. | determined that: Determined that his son… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 determined — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem, sound ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ make sb …

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  • 13 determined — adj. determined to + inf. (she is determined to finish law school) * * * [dɪ tɜːmɪnd] determined to + inf. (she is determined to finish law school) …

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  • 14 determined — [[t]dɪtɜ͟ː(r)mɪnd[/t]] ♦♦♦ ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to inf If you are determined to do something, you have made a firm decision to do it and will not let anything stop you. His enemies are determined to ruin him... She is a remarkably adroit and… …

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  • 15 determined — adjective Date: 1513 1. having reached a decision ; firmly resolved < determined to be a pilot > 2. a. showing determination < a determined effort > b. characterized by determination < w …

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  • 16 determined — adjective 1) he was determined to have his way Syn: intent on, bent on, set on, insistent on, resolved to, firm about, committed to; single minded about, obsessive about 2) a very determined man Syn: resolute, purpo …

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  • 17 determined*/ — [dɪˈtɜːmɪnd] adj not willing to let anything stop you from doing what you want to do a strong, determined woman[/ex] I was determined to be a jazz musician.[/ex] …

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  • 18 determined — determinedly /di terr mind lee, meuh nid lee/, adv. determinedness, n. /di terr mind/, adj. 1. resolute; staunch: the determined defenders of the Alamo. 2. decided; settled; resolved. 3. Gram. (of a phonetic feature) predictable from its… …

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  • 19 determined — Synonyms and related words: actual, adamant, approaching, arrogant, ascertained, assured, attested, authenticated, bent, borne out, bound, bound and determined, categorically true, certain, certified, circumscribed, circumscript, circumstantiated …

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  • 20 determined — adjective /dɪˈtɜːmɪnd,dɪˈtɝmɪnd/ Decided; resolute, possessing much determination …

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