Part of speech:
To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
To hear and decide (a case); adjudge
(Intransitive) To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination.
To select by divine will for salvation. Used of God.
(Intransitive) To determine; to make or grant an award.
The definition of decisive is having the ability to make decisions or something that determines what comes next.
To cause (a person) to decide
To agree to pay by signing one's name; subscribe.
The definition of implacable is someone or something who cannot be calmed or made less angry.
The definition of conclusive is something that puts an end to arguments or that definitively proves something or ends dispute.
To order, establish, or decide by decree:
To act as referee.
(Sports, intransitive) To act as an umpire in a game.
To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by universal or general consent, or by common practice.
To grant or confer by vote
To require each member of (a jury, committee, etc.) to declare his or her vote individually
To delay is defined as to postpone, make late or stop for awhile.
(Intransitive) To avoid verbal commitment.
Postpone is defined as to put off to or place in a later time.
To defer is defined as to delay something until later or to give into someone else.
To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
To act or decide as a judge.
To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
To settle (an argument, bargain, etc.) definitely
Of acknowledged accuracy or excellence; highly reliable:
The definition of discretionary is something that you use as desired or needed.
The definition of unequivocal is something that is clear and understandable.
An accomplished fact, something that has already occurred; a done deal.
Of a claim or controversy, the condition of being suitable for adjudication by a particular court.
A point in an enterprise, adventure, etc. when participants are too deeply involved or committed to withdraw
An act, statement, legal decision, case, etc. that may serve as an example, reason, or justification for a later one
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.
A conclusive blow or remark.
The position or authority of an umpire
A conscious or deliberate decision or choice thus made
(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
reach, make, or come to a decision about something
To give or award (costs, etc.) by law
The definition of mediate is to try to help resolve a dispute, usually by listening impartially and helping the parties come to a resolution.
To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease.
To give to an arbitrator to decide; settle by arbitration
Without qualifications or conditions; absolute; positive; direct; explicit
Distinct; definite; not doubtful; unambiguous
That decides or settles in a final way; decisive; conclusive
Not to be changed or reconsidered; unalterable:
Incapable of being overcome, subdued, or vanquished; unconquerable.
The definition of a clincher is a point or moment that settles a contest or decision.
A final arrangement or settlement, as of a treaty.
The quality of being resolute; firmness of purpose
The quality of being discreet, or careful about what one does and says; prudence
A legal decision; order, decree, or sentence given by a judge or law court
A resolute quality of mind
(Law) A resolution of a dispute.
To prove and cause to be accepted as true; to establish a fact; to demonstrate.
To make a choice
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.
Free from conditional limitations; operating or existing in full under all circumstances without variation. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
The wishes of constituents expressed to a representative, legislature, etc., as through an election and regarded as an order
- 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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