Associations to the word «Decide»


DECIDE, verb. (transitive) To resolve (a contest, problem, dispute, etc.); to choose, determine, or settle.
DECIDE, verb. (intransitive) To make a judgment, especially after deliberation.
DECIDE, verb. (transitive) To cause someone to come to a decision.
DECIDE, verb. (obsolete) To cut off; to separate.

Dictionary definition

DECIDE, verb. Reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations".
DECIDE, verb. 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".
DECIDE, verb. Cause to decide; "This new development finally decided me!".
DECIDE, verb. Influence or determine; "The vote in New Hampshire often decides the outcome of the Presidential election".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.