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Determination vs. Persistence

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  • Determination (noun)

    The act of determining, or the state of being determined.

    "Through sheer determination, we managed to escape from the tornado."

  • Determination (noun)

    Bringing to an end; termination; limit.

  • Determination (noun)

    Direction or tendency to a certain end; impulsion.

  • Determination (noun)

    The quality of mind which reaches definite conclusions; decision of character; resoluteness.

  • Determination (noun)

    The state of decision; a judicial decision, or ending of controversy.

  • Determination (noun)

    That which is determined upon; result of deliberation; purpose; conclusion formed; fixed resolution.

  • Determination (noun)

    A flow, rush, or tendency to a particular part

    "a determination of blood to the head"

  • Determination (noun)

    The act, process, or result of any accurate measurement, as of length, volume, weight, intensity, etc.

    "the determination of the wavelength of light"

    "the determination of the level of salt in sea water"

    "the determination of the oxygen in the air"

  • Determination (noun)

    The act of defining a concept or notion by giving its essential constituents.

  • Determination (noun)

    The addition of a distinguishing feature to a concept or notion, thus limiting its extent; -- the opposite of generalization.

  • Determination (noun)

    The act of determining the relations of an object, such as genus and species; the referring of minerals, plants, or animals, to the species to which they belong; classification

    "I am indebted to a friend for the determination of most of these shells."

  • Persistence (noun)

    The property of being persistent.

    "You've got to admire his persistence. He's asked her out every day for a month even though she keeps turning him down."

  • Persistence (noun)

    Of data, continuing to exist after the execution of the program.

    "Once written to a disk file, the data has persistence: it will still be there tomorrow when we run the next program."

  • Persistence (noun)

    Continuation of the previous day's weather (particularly temperature and precipitation statistics).

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Determination (noun)

    The act of determining, or the state of being determined.

  • Determination (noun)

    Bringing to an end; termination; limit.

  • Determination (noun)

    Direction or tendency to a certain end; impulsion.

  • Determination (noun)

    The quality of mind which reaches definite conclusions; decision of character; resoluteness.

  • Determination (noun)

    The state of decision; a judicial decision, or ending of controversy.

  • Determination (noun)

    That which is determined upon; result of deliberation; purpose; conclusion formed; fixed resolution.

  • Determination (noun)

    A flow, rush, or tendency to a particular part; as, a determination of blood to the head.

  • 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.

  • Determination (noun)

    The act of defining a concept or notion by giving its essential constituents.

  • 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.

  • Persistence (noun)

    The quality or state of being persistent; staying or continuing quality; hence, in an unfavorable sense, doggedness; obstinacy.

  • Persistence (noun)

    The continuance of an effect after the cause which first gave rise to it is removed

Webster Dictionary
  • Determination (noun)

    the act of determining the properties of something

  • Determination (noun)

    the quality of being determined to do or achieve something;

    "his determination showed in his every movement"

    "he is a man of purpose"

  • Determination (noun)

    a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration;

    "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"

    "his conclusion took the evidence into account"

    "satisfied with the panel's determination"

  • Determination (noun)

    the act of making up your mind about something;

    "the burden of decision was his"

    "he drew his conclusions quickly"

  • Persistence (noun)

    the property of a continuous and connected period of time

  • Persistence (noun)

    persistent determination

  • Persistence (noun)

    the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior;

    "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"

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