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Synonyms for determinationdɪˌtɜr 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

    decision, purpose, conclusion, finding, determination

  2. determination, purpose(noun)

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

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

  3. decision, determination, conclusion(noun)

    a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

    decisiveness, termination, determination, 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

    decision, purpose, conclusion, finding

  5. decision, determination, conclusion(noun)

    the act of making up your mind about something

    decisiveness, termination, determination, 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.

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. determination(n.)

    decision, resolution, conclusion, judgment, purpose, resolve

  2. determination(n.)

    direction, tendency, leaning

  3. determination(n.)

    (Law.) ceasing, termination

Translations for determination

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عزيمةArabic
  • определение, определяне, установяване, решение, решителностBulgarian
  • určeníCzech
  • opsigelseDanish
  • Determination, Bestimmung, Bestimmtheit, Unterscheidung, Entschluss, FeststellungGerman
  • αποφασιστικότηταGreek
  • determinaciónSpanish
  • تعیینPersian
  • määrätietoisuus, päättäväisyys, määritys, määrittäminenFinnish
  • déterminationFrench
  • cinntiúchánIrish
  • נחישותHebrew
  • determinazioneItalian
  • נחישותHebrew
  • 決定Japanese
  • ការកំណត់Khmer
  • 결심Korean
  • arbitriumLatin
  • besluttsomhetNorwegian
  • determinaçãoPortuguese
  • determinare, delimitare, fermitateRomanian
  • определение, решимость, решительность, установление, решениеRussian
  • 决心Chinese

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