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  Definition of decide
  1. reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
  2. bring to an end; settle conclusively; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"
  3. cause to decide; "This new development finally decided me!"
  4. influence or determine; "The vote in New Hampshire often decides the outcome of the Presidential election"
Similar Words: make up one's mind, determine, settle, resolve, adjudicate

 

Hyponyms: measure, mensurate, measure out, choose, take, select, pick out, will, seal, purpose, resolve, rule, decree, orient, orientate, judge, adjudicate, try, regulate, regularize, regularise, order, govern, adjust

 

Entailments: debate, deliberate

 

Derivational Morphology: decision, determination, conclusion, decision making, deciding, judge, justice, jurist, magistrate, resolution, declaration, resolve, settlement, settler

 

Anagrams: de-ice

 

 
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