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Synonyms for determination
dɪˌtɜr məˈneɪ ʃən

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. determination

    The aim is the direction in which one shoots, or sometimes that which is aimed at. The mark is that at which one shoots; the goal, that toward which one runs. All alike indicate the direction of endeavor. The end is the point at which one expects or hopes to close his labors; the object, that which he would grasp as the reward of his labors. Aspiration, design, endeavor, purpose, referring to the mental acts by which the aim is attained, are often used as interchangeable with aim. Aspiration applies to what are viewed as noble aims; endeavor, design, intention, purpose, indifferently to the best or worst. Aspiration has less of decision than the other terms; one may aspire to an object, and yet lack the fixedness of purpose by which alone it can be attained. Purpose is stronger than intention. Design especially denotes the adaptation of means to an end; endeavor refers to the exertions by which it is to be attained. One whose aims are worthy, whose aspirations are high, whose designs are wise, and whose purposes are steadfast, may hope to reach the goal of his ambition, and will surely win some object worthy of a life's endeavor. Compare AMBITION; DESIGN.

    Synonyms:
    aim, aspiration, design, end, end, endeavor, endeavor, goal, inclination, intent, intention, mark, object, purpose, tendency

    Antonyms:
    aimlessness, avoidance, carelessness, heedlessness, neglect, negligence, oversight, purposelessness, thoughtlessness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. determination, findingnoun

    the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

    "the determination of molecular structures"

    Synonyms:
    decision, purpose, conclusion, finding

  2. determination, purposenoun

    the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose

    "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"

    Synonyms:
    purpose, role, conclusion, function, intention, use, aim, design, finding, intent, decision

  3. decision, determination, conclusionnoun

    a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

    "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"; "his conclusion took the evidence into account"; "satisfied with the panel's determination"

    Synonyms:
    decisiveness, termination, end, conclusion, decision, finish, ending, ratiocination, close, finis, finale, stopping point, finding, closing, purpose, last

  4. determinationnoun

    deciding or controlling something's outcome or nature

    "the determination of grammatical inflections"

    Synonyms:
    decision, purpose, conclusion, finding

  5. decision, determination, conclusionnoun

    the act of making up your mind about something

    "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"

    Synonyms:
    decisiveness, termination, end, conclusion, decision, finish, ending, ratiocination, close, finis, finale, stopping point, finding, closing, purpose, last

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. determinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    decision, resolution, conclusion, judgment, purpose, resolve

  2. determinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    direction, tendency, leaning

  3. determinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) ceasing, termination

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How to use determination in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Do wake up daily with appreciations to God. Also, dare to work daily with determination and finally retire daily with satisfaction.

  2. Alyson Roth:

    We are extremely proud of the accomplishment that Nicolai achieved. He proved to others two things: no matter what your challenge is, it can be overcome with the right mindset, dedication, and determination, and second, having a philanthropic heart for others makes a difference in people’s lives who have no other alternative.

  3. RVM:

    It starts with Dreams—Dreams create Desires, Desires create Determination, which leads us to our Destiny. -RVM

  4. Ezra Rosser:

    We have to recognize that we imposed a genocide on tribes and we imposed harsh measures toward any government structure that they had, to me, it's not surprising that it would take somewhat deep into the self-determination era for tribes to be in a position to assert some of these rights.

  5. President Trump:

    After the border is secure and after everything gets normalized, we’re going to make a determination on the people that they’re talking about — who are terrific people, they’re terrific people, but we are going make a determination at that. But before we make that determination .?.?. it’s very important, we are going to secure our border.

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