determined
I (certain) adjective ascertained, attested, authenticated, certified, conditioned, confined, confirmed, definite, established, finite, firm, fixed, indomitable, industrious, inexorable, inflexible, intentional, peremptory, positive, prescriptive, qualified, set, settled, substantial, unalterable, uncompromising, validated II (strong-willed) adjective decided, deliberate, dogged, earnest, obdurate, obstinate, persistent, pertinacious, purposeful, relentless, resolute, resolved, serious, Spartan, staunch, steadfast, stubborn, unfaltering, unflinching, unwavering, unyielding III index certain (fixed), definite, deliberate, earnest, fixed (settled), indomitable, industrious, inevitable, inexorable, inflexible, intentional, obdurate, patient, peremptory (absolute), persistent, pertinacious, positive (confident), prescriptive, purposeful, relentless, resolute, serious (devoted), spartan, specific, stated, steadfast, strong, unalterable, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding

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  • Determined — De*ter mined, a. Decided; resolute. Adetermined foe. Sparks. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • determined by — index conditional Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • 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 …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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,… …   New thesaurus

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

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

  • 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):… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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… …   English dictionary

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