Synonyms of determination


1. determination, finding, discovery, find, uncovering

usage: the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"

2. determination, purpose, resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolution

usage: 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"

3. decision, determination, conclusion, judgment, judgement, mind

usage: 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"

4. determination, decision making, deciding

usage: deciding or controlling something's outcome or nature; "the determination of grammatical inflections"

5. decision, determination, conclusion, choice, selection, option, pick

usage: the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"

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