(adjective, verb)


1. characterized by great determination

- a struggle against a determined enemy

Similar word(s): resolute

2. having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation

Similar word(s): ascertained, discovered, observed

3. devoting full strength and concentrated attention to

- made continued and determined efforts to find and destroy enemy headquarters

Similar word(s): obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate

4. determined or decided upon as by an authority

- date and place are already determined

Similar word(s): settled, dictated, set

5. strongly motivated to succeed

Similar word(s): ambitious, compulsive, driven

Sentences with determined as an adjective:

- I'm determined to get a good grade in my exam.


1. simple past tense and past participle of determine