Decide synonyms and antonyms

dĭ-sīd'

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To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
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To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.
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To hear and decide (a case); adjudge
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To select by divine will for salvation. Used of God.
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To settle (an argument, bargain, etc.) definitely
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Of acknowledged accuracy or excellence; highly reliable:
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The definition of discretionary is something that you use as desired or needed.
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The definition of unequivocal is something that is clear and understandable.
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An accomplished fact, something that has already occurred; a done deal.
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Of a claim or controversy, the condition of being suitable for adjudication by a particular court.
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A bias or preconceived opinion.
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A point in an enterprise, adventure, etc. when participants are too deeply involved or committed to withdraw
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An act, statement, legal decision, case, etc. that may serve as an example, reason, or justification for a later one
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A thing decided. A doctrine whereby the court’s decision is binding upon the parties in any and all subsequent litigation concerning the same case. In effect, it bars the litigants from seeking to take the same case to another court in hopes of a different outcome, or of raising new issues that were not raised at the first trial.
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Quality of being resoluble.
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A conclusive blow or remark.
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A playing card, of the trump suite that is held in reserve until needed to win a trick
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The position or authority of an umpire
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A conscious or deliberate decision or choice thus made
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(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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reach, make, or come to a decision about something
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(Intransitive) To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination.
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To cause (a person) to decide
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The definition of implacable is someone or something who cannot be calmed or made less angry.
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To require each member of (a jury, committee, etc.) to declare his or her vote individually
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To delay is defined as to postpone, make late or stop for awhile.
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(Intransitive) To avoid verbal commitment.
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The definition of conclusive is something that puts an end to arguments or that definitively proves something or ends dispute.
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Determining (deciding) something.
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Arbitration
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Postpone is defined as to put off to or place in a later time.
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(Intransitive, US) To wait tables; to serve customers in a restaurant or other eating establishment.
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To defer is defined as to delay something until later or to give into someone else.
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(Intransitive) To put off; to delay taking action; to wait until later.
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To order, establish, or decide by decree:
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To act as referee.
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(Sports, intransitive) To act as an umpire in a game.
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To give or award (costs, etc.) by law
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The definition of mediate is to try to help resolve a dispute, usually by listening impartially and helping the parties come to a resolution.
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To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease.
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To give to an arbitrator to decide; settle by arbitration
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(Idiomatic) To decide; to reach a conclusion.
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Of or pertaining to an adjudication or to an adjudicator.
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Without qualifications or conditions; absolute; positive; direct; explicit
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Distinct; definite; not doubtful; unambiguous
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That decides or settles in a final way; decisive; conclusive
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Not to be changed or reconsidered; unalterable:
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Incapable of being overcome, subdued, or vanquished; unconquerable.
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The definition of a clincher is a point or moment that settles a contest or decision.
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A final arrangement or settlement, as of a treaty.
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The quality of being resolute; firmness of purpose
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The quality of being discreet, or careful about what one does and says; prudence
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A legal decision; order, decree, or sentence given by a judge or law court
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A resolute quality of mind
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(Law) A resolution of a dispute.
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To prove and cause to be accepted as true; to establish a fact; to demonstrate.
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To make a choice
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To reach a decision; decide:
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To shut off; to restrain; to limit; to estop; to bar;generally in the passive.
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(Bible) To govern; rule. Used of an ancient Israelite leader.
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To decide or declare authoritatively or judicially; decree:
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(Idiomatic) To decide something over other options.
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To grant or confer by vote
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To pledge by some act or declaration; to endanger the life, reputation, etc., of, by some act which can not be recalled; to expose to suspicion.
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To pick; to make the choice of; to select.
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Free from conditional limitations; operating or existing in full under all circumstances without variation. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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The wishes of constituents expressed to a representative, legislature, etc., as through an election and regarded as an order
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The definition of decisive is having the ability to make decisions or something that determines what comes next.
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(Cricket) To recognise the type of ball being bowled by a bowler by studying the position of the hand and arm as the ball is released.
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To agree to pay by signing one's name; subscribe.
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(Intransitive) To determine; to make or grant an award.
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Synonym Study

  • 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
  • To conclude is to decide after careful investigation or reasoning
  • Settle stresses finality in a decision, often one arrived at by arbitration, and implies the termination of all doubt or controversy
  • 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.
  • 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
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