1 resoluteness, resolution, firmness, resolve, steadfastness, tenacity, perseverance, fortitude, doggedness, persistence, constancy, single-mindedness, will (power), Colloq grit, guts:
The idea is a good one, if only she has the determination to see it through.
2 settlement, resolution, resolving, decision, solution, judgement, verdict, outcome, result, upshot, conclusion, end, termination:
None of us could live in peace till the determination of the border dispute.
3 fixing, settling, ascertainment, ascertaining, delimitation, definition:
The determination of our position is critical in setting our course.
absolute, dogged, fierce, great, grim, gritty, ruthless, single-minded, steely, strong | clear
The prime minister's speech revealed a clear determination to break the power of the unions.
VERB + DETERMINATION
be full of, have
She was full of determination to achieve her goals. He has the determination to succeed.
| reveal, show
She has shown great determination and skill.
| express, signal
The government last night signalled its determination to resist tax cuts.
| require | lack
He hung on with grim determination.
determination to succeed/win
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