Learner's definition of DETERMINED
[more determined; most determined]
1 not used before a noun : having a strong feeling that you are going to do something and that you will not allow anyone or anything to stop you — often followed by to + verb
— often + that
They are determined to find out the cause of the accident.
Her early failures made her even more determined to succeed.
We are determined not to let it happen again.
We were bound and determined [=very determined] to finish the project on time.
2 : not weak or uncertain : having or showing determination to do something