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decided, past participle; decides, 3rd person singular present; decided, past tense; deciding, present participle;
  1. Come to a resolution in the mind as a result of consideration
    • - they decided to appoint someone else
    • - you've decided that a hedge is what you want
  2. Cause to come to such a resolution
    • - this business about the letter decided me
  3. Make a choice from a number of alternatives
    • - she had decided on her plan of action
    • - I've decided against having children
  4. Give a judgment concerning a matter or legal case
    • - the courts decided in favor of the New York claimants
    • - the judge will decide the case
  5. Come to a decision about (something)
    • - we must decide the fates of the people who headed the coup
  6. Resolve or settle (a question or contest)
    • - an exciting game was decided in a sudden-death overtime

  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"
  5. (decided) distinct: recognizable; marked; "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"
  6. (deciding) decision making: the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making"
  7. deciding(a): having the power or quality of deciding; "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle"
  8. Decide! (Decidere!) was an Italian libertarian political association led by Daniele Capezzone.
  9. In logic, the term decidable refers to the existence of an effective method for determining membership in a set of formulas. Logical systems such as propositional logic are decidable if membership in their set of logically valid formulas (or theorems) can be effectively determined. ...
  10. To resolve (a contest, problem, dispute, etc.); to choose, determine, or settle; To make a judgment, especially after deliberation; To cause someone to come to a decision
  11. (decided) determined; resolute
  12. (Decided) An "undecided" on ice.
  13. look for information which reinforces your view of product or service you decided upon
  14. to succumb to the preponderance of one set of influences over another set.
  15. v. to choose; to settle; to judge
  16. on the right Merchant Account
  17. (French) with decision
  18. v. for a judge, arbitrator, court of appeals or other magistrate or tribunal to reach a determination (decision) by choosing what is right and wrong according to the law as he/she sees it.