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Synonyms for determination
dɪˌtɜr məˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. determination, finding(noun)

    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, purpose(noun)

    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, conclusion(noun)

    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. determination(noun)

    deciding or controlling something's outcome or nature

    "the determination of grammatical inflections"

    Synonyms:
    decision, purpose, conclusion, finding

  5. decision, determination, conclusion(noun)

    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. determination(n.)

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

  2. determination(n.)

    Synonyms:
    direction, tendency, leaning

  3. determination(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) ceasing, termination

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How to use determination in a sentence?

  1. Robert Mueller:

    If we had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so, we did not, however, make a determination as to whether the president did commit a crime.

  2. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    After intensive negotiations and painful compromises, we all agreed to an extensive reform package, my advice is that it (the package) is implemented with determination and on the other hand, Europe should not lessen the help that Greece still needs.

  3. Boris Johnson:

    What has changed now is that there is a different approach to the negotiations, a new optimism about what we can do, a new spirit of determination to come properly out of the EU and to get a fantastic deal, why can't we rely on the common sense and goodwill of both parties to get this done?

  4. Stephanie Meeks:

    This year demonstrated once again what remarkable things are possible when people come together with a plan for action and a determination to save places that matter to them.

  5. Neal Barnard:

    The study made the determination based on what it called sufficient evidence from epidemiological studies that eating processed meat causes colorectal cancer. A generation ago, America tackled tobacco. It took time and a lot of arm-twisting, but eventually cigarettes were banned from airports, restaurants, hospitals, and even the teachers' lounge in every school in the country, Dr. Neal Barnard, founder and president of PCRM said in aninterview with Vice.Today, the issue is food. Neal Barnard, who earned Neal Barnard M.D. from George Washington University, argues for a variety of policy changes including implementing plant-based diets and ending animal-based research. Scientifically, there is no argument. Everybody knows we should n’t be serving this stuff to children.


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