Another word for decide
settle, settle upon, fix upon, determine, judge, conclude, resolve, adjudge, adjudicate, mediate, conciliate, arbitrate, compromise, award, choose, elect, rule, vote, poll, form a resolution, settle in one's mind, make a decision, come to a conclusion, form an opinion, form a judgment, make up one's mind, make a selection, select, pick, make one's choice, commit oneself, draw a conclusion, come to an agreement, arrive at a conclusion, cast the die, fix on, have the final word, clinch; see also resolve 1.
decide implies the bringing to an end of vacillation, doubt, dispute, etc. by making up one's mind as to an action, course, or judgment; determine in addition suggests that the form, character, function, scope, etc. of something are precisely fixed the club decided on a lecture series and appointed a committee to determine the speakers, the dates, etc.; settle stresses finality in a decision, often one arrived at by arbitration, and implies the termination of all doubt or controversy; to conclude is to decide after careful investigation or reasoning; resolve implies either finding a solution to a problem to resolve a longing-standing issue or a firmness of intention to carry through a decision he resolved to lose 10 pounds