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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. Harold Rosenberg:

    No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating.

  2. David Sutton:

    If you actually know him it's not surprising, he had such determination, resilience, ability to focus and work hard, enormous self-belief and huge competitive drive.

  3. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu:

    We conveyed our determination to our Russian counterparts.

  4. Kenneth Chan Ka-lok:

    There will be a lot of intimidation from work places onwards, spreading out to schools, to academia, to the legislative council, government offices and so on, i don't think it's possible to have a political purge in Hong Kong but it might become something that we haven’t experienced before in Hong Kong. They may try to blackmail people, to weaken our determination.

  5. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    A new strategy will be adopted in the fight against terror. We'll continue with determination.


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