Definitions for decisivedɪˈsaɪ sɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decisive(adj)

    determining or having the power to determine an outcome

    "cast the decisive vote"; "two factors had a decisive influence"

  2. decisive(adj)

    unmistakable

    "had a decisive lead in the polls"

  3. decisive(adj)

    characterized by decision and firmness

    "an able and decisive young woman"; "we needed decisive leadership"; "she gave him a decisive answer"

  4. critical, decisive(adj)

    forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis

    "a critical point in the campaign"; "the critical test"

Wiktionary

  1. decisive(Adjective)

    Having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy; putting an end to contest or controversy; final; conclusive.

    A decisive battle is fatal for one side's war chances

  2. decisive(Adjective)

    Marked by promptness and decision.

    A noble instance of this attribute of the decisive character. -J. Foster.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Decisive(adj)

    having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy; putting an end to contest or controversy; final; conclusive

  2. Decisive(adj)

    marked by promptness and decision

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'decisive' in Adjectives Frequency: #895


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