V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. firm of purpose; 2. strongly motivated to succeed; 3. found and ascertained through investigation; 3. agreed upon

Synonyms: resolute, unwavering, firm, decisive, steady, settled, decided, established

Antonyms: undetermined, wavering, hesitant, undecided, unknown

Tips: If someone is determined to do something, that person is strong and steady in his or her resolve to get it done. Determined can also be used to say that something has been found out, decided, or agreed upon. It is also the past-tense form of the verb to determine.

Usage Examples:

Joanna was determined to finish the project before July so she could relax for the rest of the summer. (resolute, decided)

It was determined that we would meet at Prego for dinner at seven o'clock. (decided, settled) verb

Based on past experience, we determined that the project would take four months to complete. (established, figured out) verb

Mary was determined to get into a good college, so she studied extra hard for the SAT exam. (firm, decisive)

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