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Another word for decide

  1. To make a decision about (a controversy or dispute, for example) after deliberation, as in a court of law

  2. To make up or cause to make up one's mind

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Another word for decide

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  • 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