The A&E reality-TV show Intervention has a 71 percent success rate in rehabbing the most determined, hardened addicts.
Unable to punish Truman from inside the party, pro-segregation Democrats determined to punish him from outside.
Inflating his age by a year (in reality turning 20 at the time), Moon was determined make his birthday a smash.
CIA veterans are the most determined protectors of their turf, and they want to be protected by one of their own.
Today we must reaffirm that our future will be determined by people like Chris Stevens, and not by his killers.
But now I was my own woman again, and I determined to take no chances.
That resolution made there was little else left to be determined.
Have you seen that the Yankees have determined to let Hays go?
It was not impossible, and I determined that my late passengers should not be burdened with his company.
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.