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determine
used in And Then There Were None

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
is determined to succeed
Definition
firm in purpose
  • Vera said in a determined voice: "Now let us look for the revolver."
    p. 190.7
determined = firm in purpose
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • She added quickly, conscientiously determined to make her position clear at once, "I haven't even seen my employer yet."
    p. 19.6
  • determined = firm in purpose
  •   "We can't afford time! We shall all be dead..."
      Mr. Justice Wargrave said, and his small clear voice was heavy with passionate determination: "Not if we are careful."
    p. 193.3
determination = firmness of purpose
There are no more uses of "determined" flagged with this meaning in And Then There Were None.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
2  —1 use as in:
I determined what to do
Definition
decide
  • And I determined to commit not one murder, but murder on a grand scale.
    p. 264.6
determined = decided

(editor's note:  This sense of determined is seen more in classic literature. In most of those uses today, it would be replaced by decided.)
There are no more uses of "determine" flagged with this meaning in And Then There Were None.

Typical Usage  (best examples)