Definitions for decidedɪˈsaɪd

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. decide, make up one's mind, determine(verb)

    reach, make, or come to a decision about something

    "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"

  2. decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate(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"

  3. decide(verb)

    cause to decide

    "This new development finally decided me!"

  4. decide(verb)

    influence or determine

    "The vote in New Hampshire often decides the outcome of the Presidential election"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. decide(Verb)

    To resolve (a contest, problem, dispute, etc.); to choose, determine, or settle.

  2. decide(Verb)

    To make a judgment, especially after deliberation.

  3. decide(Verb)

    To cause someone to come to a decision.

  4. Origin: From décider or decidere, infintive of decido, from de + caedo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Decide(verb)

    to cut off; to separate

  2. Decide(verb)

    to bring to a termination, as a question, controversy, struggle, by giving the victory to one side or party; to render judgment concerning; to determine; to settle

  3. Decide(verb)

    to determine; to form a definite opinion; to come to a conclusion; to give decision; as, the court decided in favor of the defendant

  4. Origin: [L. decdere; de- + caedere to cut, cut off; prob. akin to E. shed, v.: cf. F. dcider. Cf. Decision.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'decide' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1644

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'decide' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1089

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'decide' in Verbs Frequency: #89

Anagrams of decide »

  1. de-iced, deiced

  2. De-iced

  3. Deiced

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