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 for determined
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Determine \De*ter"mine\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Determined; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Determining.] [F. d['e]terminer, L.
     determinare, determinatum; de + terminare limit, terminus
     limit. See Term.]
     1. To fix the boundaries of; to mark off and separate.
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              [God] hath determined the times before appointed.
                                                    --Acts xvii.
                                                    26.
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     2. To set bounds to; to fix the determination of; to limit;
        to bound; to bring to an end; to finish.
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              The knowledge of men hitherto hath been determined
              by the view or sight.                 --Bacon.
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              Now, where is he that will not stay so long
              Till his friend sickness hath determined me? --Shak.
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     3. To fix the form or character of; to shape; to prescribe
        imperatively; to regulate; to settle.
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              The character of the soul is determined by the
              character of its God.                 --J. Edwards.
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              Something divinely beautiful . . . that at some time
              or other might influence or even determine her
              course of life.                       --W. Black.
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     4. To fix the course of; to impel and direct; -- with a
        remoter object preceded by to; as, another's will
        determined me to this course.
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     5. To ascertain definitely; to find out the specific
        character or name of; to assign to its true place in a
        system; as, to determine an unknown or a newly discovered
        plant or its name.
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     6. To bring to a conclusion, as a question or controversy; to
        settle authoritative or judicial sentence; to decide; as,
        the court has determined the cause.
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     7. To resolve on; to have a fixed intention of; also, to
        cause to come to a conclusion or decision; to lead; as,
        this determined him to go immediately.
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     8. (Logic) To define or limit by adding a differentia.
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     9. (Physical Sciences) To ascertain the presence, quantity,
        or amount of; as, to determine the parallax; to determine
        the salt in sea water.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Determined \De*ter"mined\, a.
     Decided; resolute. "Adetermined foe." --Sparks.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  determined
      adj 1: characterized by great determination; "a struggle against
             a determined enemy"
      2: having been learned or found or determined especially by
         investigation [ant: undetermined]
      3: devoting full strength and concentrated attention to; "made
         continued and determined efforts to find and destroy enemy
         headquarters"
      4: determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and
         place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of
         surrender"; "the time set for the launching" [syn:
         determined, dictated, set]
      5: strongly motivated to succeed [syn: compulsive,
         determined, driven]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  162 Moby Thesaurus words for "determined":
     actual, adamant, approaching, arrogant, ascertained, assured,
     attested, authenticated, bent, borne out, bound,
     bound and determined, categorically true, certain, certified,
     circumscribed, circumscript, circumstantiated, cocksure, coming,
     committed, confident, confirmed, constant, convinced, corroborated,
     decided, decisive, dedicated, defined, definite, delimited,
     demarcated, demonstrated, desired, destinal, destined, determinate,
     devoted, distinct, documentary, dogged, earnest, effectual,
     emergent, encircled, established, eventual, exact, experimental,
     extrapolated, factual, fatal, fated, fatidic, firm, fixed,
     forthcoming, future, futuristic, guaranteed, hedged about,
     hereafter, historical, hoped-for, hubristic, identified, imminent,
     in the bag, intent, later, made sure, nailed down, nearing,
     not in error, objectively true, obstinate, on ice, open-and-shut,
     overconfident, oversure, overweening, persevering, persistent,
     persuaded, planned, plotted, poised, pompous, positive, precise,
     predetermined, predicted, probable, projected, prophesied,
     prospective, proud, proved, proven, purposeful, real, reassured,
     relentless, resolute, resolved, secure, self-assured,
     self-confident, self-important, self-reliant, serious, set,
     settled, shown, sincere, single-minded, specific, stated, steady,
     strong-minded, strong-willed, stubborn, substantiated, sure,
     sure-enough, surrounded, tenacious, tentative, tested, to come,
     to-be, trial, tried, true, true as gospel, truthful, ultimate,
     unafraid, unconfuted, undenied, undoubted, undoubting, unerroneous,
     unfallacious, unfalse, unfaltering, unflinching, unhesitating,
     unmistaken, unquestionable, unrefuted, unwavering, unyielding,
     validated, venturesome, veracious, verified, veritable, warranted,
     wholehearted, willing
  
  

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