Unable to punish Truman from inside the party, pro-segregation Democrats determined to punish him from outside.
Although lacking the best technical equipment, they are well trained and determined.
But my mother had belief in God and was determined to raise her kids and make the best of every situation.
CIA veterans are the most determined protectors of their turf, and they want to be protected by one of their own.
He is determined to fulfill his mission of Christian charity, it appears, and he remains resolutely upbeat.
But now I was my own woman again, and I determined to take no chances.
On the 24th of May we determined to celebrate the Queen's birthday.
Have you seen that the Yankees have determined to let Hays go?
The boat he supposed to belong to Robert, and he was determined to spoil it.
Napoleon, he found, was determined to end the war in the Crimea.
1560s, "decided," past participle adjective from determine. Meaning "limited" is from c.1600; that of "characterized by resolution" is from c.1600, of actions; 1772, of persons.
mid-14c., "to come to an end," also "to settle, decide" (late 14c.), from Old French determiner (12c.) or directly from Latin determinare "to enclose, bound, set limits to," from de- "off" (see de-) + terminare "to mark the end or boundary," from terminus "end, limit" (see terminus). Sense of "coming to a firm decision" (to do something) is from mid-15c. Related: Determined; determining; determiner.