Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun determination

5 senses of determination

Sense 1
determination, finding -- (the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures")
       => discovery, find, uncovering -- (the act of discovering something)

Sense 2
determination, purpose -- (the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose")
       => resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolution -- (the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work")

Sense 3
decision, determination, conclusion -- (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")
       => judgment, judgement, mind -- (an opinion formed by judging something; "he was reluctant to make his judgment known"; "she changed her mind")

Sense 4
determination -- (deciding or controlling something's outcome or nature; "the determination of grammatical inflections")
       => decision making, deciding -- (the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making")

Sense 5
decision, determination, conclusion -- (the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly")
       => choice, selection, option, pick -- (the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick")

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