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ADJECTIVE (5)

1. characterized by great determination;
- Example: "a struggle against a determined enemy"

2. having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation;

3. devoting full strength and concentrated attention to;
- Example: "made continued and determined efforts to find and destroy enemy headquarters"

4. determined or decided upon as by an authority;
- Example: "date and place are already determined"
- Example: "the dictated terms of surrender"
- Example: "the time set for the launching"
[syn: determined, dictated, set]

5. strongly motivated to succeed;
[syn: compulsive, determined, driven]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] [God] hath determined the times before appointed. --Acts xvii. 26. [1913 Webster] 2. To set bounds to; to fix the determination of; to limit; to bound; to bring to an end; to finish. [1913 Webster] The knowledge of men hitherto hath been determined by the view or sight. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Now, where is he that will not stay so long Till his friend sickness hath determined me? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To fix the form or character of; to shape; to prescribe imperatively; to regulate; to settle. [1913 Webster] The character of the soul is determined by the character of its God. --J. Edwards. [1913 Webster] Something divinely beautiful . . . that at some time or other might influence or even determine her course of life. --W. Black. [1913 Webster] 4. To fix the course of; to impel and direct; -- with a remoter object preceded by to; as, another's will determined me to this course. [1913 Webster] 5. To ascertain definitely; to find out the specific character or name of; to assign to its true place in a system; as, to determine an unknown or a newly discovered plant or its name. [1913 Webster] 6. To bring to a conclusion, as a question or controversy; to settle authoritative or judicial sentence; to decide; as, the court has determined the cause. [1913 Webster] 7. To resolve on; to have a fixed intention of; also, to cause to come to a conclusion or decision; to lead; as, this determined him to go immediately. [1913 Webster] 8. (Logic) To define or limit by adding a differentia. [1913 Webster] 9. (Physical Sciences) To ascertain the presence, quantity, or amount of; as, to determine the parallax; to determine the salt in sea water. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Determined \De*ter"mined\, a. Decided; resolute. "Adetermined foe." --Sparks. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

determined adj 1: characterized by great determination; "a struggle against a determined enemy" 2: having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation [ant: undetermined] 3: devoting full strength and concentrated attention to; "made continued and determined efforts to find and destroy enemy headquarters" 4: determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching" [syn: determined, dictated, set] 5: strongly motivated to succeed [syn: compulsive, determined, driven]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

162 Moby Thesaurus words for "determined": actual, adamant, approaching, arrogant, ascertained, assured, attested, authenticated, bent, borne out, bound, bound and determined, categorically true, certain, certified, circumscribed, circumscript, circumstantiated, cocksure, coming, committed, confident, confirmed, constant, convinced, corroborated, decided, decisive, dedicated, defined, definite, delimited, demarcated, demonstrated, desired, destinal, destined, determinate, devoted, distinct, documentary, dogged, earnest, effectual, emergent, encircled, established, eventual, exact, experimental, extrapolated, factual, fatal, fated, fatidic, firm, fixed, forthcoming, future, futuristic, guaranteed, hedged about, hereafter, historical, hoped-for, hubristic, identified, imminent, in the bag, intent, later, made sure, nailed down, nearing, not in error, objectively true, obstinate, on ice, open-and-shut, overconfident, oversure, overweening, persevering, persistent, persuaded, planned, plotted, poised, pompous, positive, precise, predetermined, predicted, probable, projected, prophesied, prospective, proud, proved, proven, purposeful, real, reassured, relentless, resolute, resolved, secure, self-assured, self-confident, self-important, self-reliant, serious, set, settled, shown, sincere, single-minded, specific, stated, steady, strong-minded, strong-willed, stubborn, substantiated, sure, sure-enough, surrounded, tenacious, tentative, tested, to come, to-be, trial, tried, true, true as gospel, truthful, ultimate, unafraid, unconfuted, undenied, undoubted, undoubting, unerroneous, unfallacious, unfalse, unfaltering, unflinching, unhesitating, unmistaken, unquestionable, unrefuted, unwavering, unyielding, validated, venturesome, veracious, verified, veritable, warranted, wholehearted, willing