Synonyms of determination in English:


See definition of determination


1‘it took all her determination to stand her ground’


resolution, resolve, resoluteness

will power, strength of will, strength of character, single-mindedness, sense of purpose, firmness of purpose, fixity of purpose, purposefulness

intentness, decision, decidedness

steadfastness, staunchness, perseverance, persistence, indefatigability, tenacity, tenaciousness, staying power, strong-mindedness, backbone, the bulldog spirit, pertinacity, pertinaciousness

stubbornness, doggedness, obstinacy, obdurateness, obduracy, inflexibility

spiritedness, braveness, bravery, boldness, courage, courageousness, pluck, pluckiness, stout-heartedness

British Dunkirk spirit


informal guts, spunk, grit, stickability

North American informal stick-to-it-iveness

archaic intension

rare perseveration


weak-mindedness, pusillanimity

2‘provision should be made for determination of the rent’


setting, fixing, specification, a decision about, settlement, designation, allotment, arrangement, choice, naming, nomination, appointment, establishment, authorization, prescription

3‘the first determination of the speed of light’


calculation, discovery, ascertainment, establishment, fixing, deduction, divination, diagnosis, discernment, check, verification, confirmation