|1.||the act or an instance of making a decision|
|2.||the condition of being determined; resoluteness|
|3.||the act or an instance of ending an argument by the opinion or decision of an authority|
|4.||the act or an instance of fixing or settling the quality, limit, position, etc, of something|
|5.||a decision or opinion reached, rendered, or settled upon|
|6.||a resolute movement towards some object or end|
|7.||law the termination of an estate or interest|
|8.||law the decision reached by a court of justice on a disputed matter|
|a. the process of qualifying or limiting a proposition or concept|
|b. the qualifications or limitations used in this process|
|10.||the condition of embryonic tissues of being able to develop into only one particular tissue or organ in the adult|
determination de·ter·mi·na·tion (dĭ-tûr'mə-nā'shən)
A change for the better or for the worse in the course of a disease.
A fixed movement or tendency toward an object or end.
The ascertaining of the quantity, quality, position, or character of something.