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determined

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2 showing no signs of slackening or yielding in one's purpose
  • a determined effort to finish first in the race

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determined

verb
past tense of determine

Synonyms & Antonyms of determined (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to give an opinion about (something at issue or in dispute)
  • a three-member panel will determine the case

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3 to come upon after searching, study, or effort
  • we failed to determine the answer to the riddle

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4 to come to an end
  • your participation in the savings plan determines with the termination of your employment here

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5 to make final, definite, or beyond dispute
  • your choice of college could determine the rest of your life

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The first known use of determined was in 1513

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“Determined.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/determined. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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