Determined
Determined De*ter"mined, a. Decided; resolute. ``Adetermined foe.'' --Sparks. [1913 Webster]

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  • determined — I (certain) adjective ascertained, attested, authenticated, certified, conditioned, confined, confirmed, definite, established, finite, firm, fixed, indomitable, industrious, inexorable, inflexible, intentional, peremptory, positive, prescriptive …   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

  • determined — adjective 1 having a strong desire to do something, so that you will not let anyone stop you: a determined young woman | determined to do sth: I am determined to find out who is responsible for this. | determined that: Determined that his son… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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