Synonyms of determined


1. determine, find, find out, ascertain

usage: establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"

2. determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate, cause, do, make

usage: shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"

3. determine, set

usage: fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"

4. specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit, choose, take, select, pick out

usage: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"

5. decide, make up one's mind, determine

usage: reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"

6. determine, specify, define, delineate, delimit, delimitate

usage: fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; "the tree determines the border of the property"

7. settle, square off, square up, determine, conclude, resolve

usage: settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument"

8. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn

usage: find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"


1. determined, resolute (vs. irresolute)

usage: characterized by great determination; "a struggle against a determined enemy"

2. determined (vs. undetermined), ascertained, discovered, observed

usage: having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation

3. determined, stubborn (vs. docile), obstinate, unregenerate

usage: devoting full strength and concentrated attention to; "made continued and determined efforts to find and destroy enemy headquarters"

4. determined, dictated, set, settled (vs. unsettled)

usage: determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching"

5. compulsive, determined, driven, ambitious (vs. unambitious)

usage: strongly motivated to succeed

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Definition and meaning of determined (Dictionary)