noun bringing to an end; termination; limit.
2. determination ·noun direction or tendency to a certain end; impulsion.
3. determination ·noun the act of determining, or the state of being determined.
4. determination ·noun the state of decision; a judicial decision, or ending of controversy.
5. determination ·noun the act of defining a concept or notion by giving its essential constituents.
6. determination ·noun a flow, rush, or tendency to a particular part; as, a determination of blood to the head.
7. determination ·noun the quality of mind which reaches definite conclusions; decision of character; resoluteness.
8. determination ·noun that which is determined upon; result of deliberation; purpose; conclusion formed; fixed resolution.
9. determination ·noun the addition of a differentia to a concept or notion, thus limiting its extent;
the opposite of generalization.
10. determination ·noun the act, process, or result of any accurate measurement, as of length, volume, weight, intensity, ·etc.; as, the determination of the ohm or of the wave length of light; the determination of the salt in sea water, or the oxygen in the air.
11. determination ·noun the act of determining the relations of an object, as regards genus and species; the referring of minerals, plants, or animals, to the species to which they belong; classification; as, i am indebted to a friend for the determination of most of these shells.