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determination

 
Noun determination has 4 senses
  1. determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something
    --1 is a kind of discovery, find, uncovering
    --1 has particulars:
     designation, identification; resolution, solving; validation, proof, substantiation; falsification, falsifying, disproof, refutation; localization, localisation, location, locating, fix; predetermination; rectification; redetermination
    Derived forms: verb determine8, verb determine1, verb determine6
  2. determination, purpose - the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"
    --2 is a kind of resoluteness, firmness, resolve, resolution
    --2 has particulars:
     doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity; indefatigability, indefatigableness, tirelessness; diligence, industriousness, industry
  3. decision, determination, conclusion - 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"
    --3 is a kind of judgment, judgement, mind
    --3 has particulars: predeterminaation
    Derived forms: verb determine7, verb determine3, verb determine5
  4. decision, determination, conclusion - the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"
    --4 is a kind of choice, selection, option, pick
    --4 has particulars:
     appointment, assignment, designation, naming; call; move; casting lots, drawing lots, sortition; resolution
    Derived forms: verb determine7, verb determine1, verb determine3, verb determine5
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