English noun: determination
|1.||determination (act) the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation|
|Samples||The determination of molecular structures.|
|Broader (hypernym)||discovery, find, uncovering|
|Narrower (hyponym)||designation, disproof, falsification, falsifying, fix, identification, localisation, localization, locating, location, predetermination, proof, rectification, redetermination, refutal, refutation, resolution, solving, substantiation, validation|
|2.||determination (attribute) the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose|
|Samples||His determination showed in his every movement.|
He is a man of purpose.
|Broader (hypernym)||firmness, firmness of purpose, resoluteness, resolution, resolve|
|Narrower (hyponym)||diligence, doggedness, indefatigability, indefatigableness, industriousness, industry, perseverance, persistence, persistency, pertinacity, tenaciousness, tenacity, tirelessness|
|3.||determination (cognition) a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration|
|Samples||A decision unfavorable to the opposition.|
His conclusion took the evidence into account.
Satisfied with the panel's determination.
|Broader (hypernym)||judgement, judgment, mind|
|4.||determination (cognition) deciding or controlling something's outcome or nature|
|Samples||The determination of grammatical inflections.|
|Broader (hypernym)||deciding, decision making|
|5.||determination (act) the act of making up your mind about something|
|Samples||The burden of decision was his.|
He drew his conclusions quickly.
|Broader (hypernym)||choice, option, pick, selection|
|Narrower (hyponym)||appointment, assignment, call, casting lots, designation, drawing lots, move, naming, resolution, sortition|