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Definitions of determination

  1. the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of determining the properties of something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The act of determining, or the state of being determined. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Bringing to an end; termination; limit. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Direction or tendency to a certain end; impulsion. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The quality of mind which reaches definite conclusions; decision of character; resoluteness. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The state of decision; a judicial decision, or ending of controversy. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. That which is determined upon; result of deliberation; purpose; conclusion formed; fixed resolution. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A flow, rush, or tendency to a particular part; as, a determination of blood to the head. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The act, process, or result of any accurate measurement, as of length, volume, weight, intensity, etc.; as, the determination of the ohm or of the wave length of light; the determination of the salt in sea water, or the oxygen in the air. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. The act of defining a concept or notion by giving its essential constituents. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The act of determining the relations of an object, as regards genus and species; the referring of minerals, plants, or animals, to the species to which they belong; classification; as, I am indebted to a friend for the determination of most of these shells. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The addition of a differentia to a concept or notion, thus limiting its extent; - the opposite of generalization. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The act of deciding; the state of being firm in decisions; purpose; resolution. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. 1. A change, for the better or the worse, in the course of a disease. 2. A general move toward a given point. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  18. That which is determined or resolved on: end: direction to a certain end: resolution: purpose: decision. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. End; decision; resolution; fixed purpose. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. The act of determining; a firm resolve; firmness; resolution. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. Authoritative settlement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. The act of determining or deciding; that which is determined or resolved on; firm resolution; settlement by a judicial decision; direction to a certain end; a putting an end to; decision; ascertainment of amount. A determination of blood, a rapid flow of blood to the brain or any particular part of the body; definition; reference of a thing to its species. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. [Latin] The process adjusting regional development according to relative location of region and organisation centre. na
  24. The addition of a differentia to a concept or notion, thus limiting its extent; -- the opposite of generalization. mso.anu.edu.au
  25. Determinatio, from de, and terminus, 'a boundary.' Strong direction to given point; as 'a determination of blood to the head.' Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  26. (Law) cessation of estate or interest; conclusion of debate; judicial sentence; fixing of date &c.; delimitation, definition; exact ascertainment of amount &c.; fixed direction, decisive bias, (d. of blood to some part, tendency to flow there); settling of purpose, fixed intention; resoluteness. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  27. A flow, as of blood, to the head or other part. American pocket medical dictionary.
  28. A tendency in a definite direction, as of blood to a particular part. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  29. In chemistry, a quantitative analysis. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  30. n. Act of deciding or state of being decided;—act of bringing to an end; termination;—judicial decision;—fixed purpose; resolution; firmness of mind;—direction of tendency; flow of blood to the brain, &c. Cabinet Dictionary
  31. Absolute direction to a certain end; the, result of deliberation; judicial decision. Complete Dictionary
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