Definitions for decide
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word decide.
decide, make up one's mind, determineverb
reach, make, or come to a decision about something
"We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
decide, settle, resolve, adjudicateverb
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"
cause to decide
"This new development finally decided me!"
influence or determine
"The vote in New Hampshire often decides the outcome of the Presidential election"
To resolve (a contest, problem, dispute, etc.); to choose, determine, or settle.
To make a judgment, especially after deliberation.
To cause someone to come to a decision.
Etymology: From décider or decidere, infintive of decido, from de + caedo.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: decido, Latin.
The day approach’d when fortune should decide
Th’ important enterprize, and give the bride. John Dryden, Fables.
In council oft, and oft in battle tried,
Betwixt thy master and the world decide. George Granville.
Who shall decide, when doctors disagree,
And soundest casuists doubt? Alexander Pope.
to cut off; to separate
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
to determine; to form a definite opinion; to come to a conclusion; to give decision; as, the court decided in favor of the defendant
Etymology: [L. decdere; de- + caedere to cut, cut off; prob. akin to E. shed, v.: cf. F. dcider. Cf. Decision.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-sīd′, v.t. to determine: to end: to settle: to resolve.—adjs. Decid′able, capable of being decided; Decid′ed, determined: clear, unmistakable: resolute.—adv. Decid′edly. [O. Fr. decider—L. decidēre—de, away, cædĕre, to cut.]
To action a possibility.
They decide together their love, understanding, solidarity and unity is so beautiful for them to marry
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'decide' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1644
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'decide' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1089
Rank popularity for the word 'decide' in Verbs Frequency: #89
The numerical value of decide in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of decide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
People in Alaska have to decide whether that's a terribly relevant issue to them.
With the new listed companies, as they look to raise growth capital going forward, they will look at convertible bonds as well as equity to decide what they want to do. I wouldn't be surprised if we see a more diverse sector representation beyond just the developers.
While we still believe in the value of in-person collaboration and the community that builds, we also value our employees having the choice to decide where they want to work while they're not in the office.
Excessive force was used and he was assaulted while he was on the ground, police kicked and punched him and effectively sexually assaulted him -- his private parts were grabbed repeatedly and painfully. We're considering our next steps and will decide over the next few days how to proceed.
Choices that we make everyday shapes our future. Everyday you have the power to change your future by doing right choice, by staying true to yourself. You have that choice to decide your goals in life. You have that choice to do actions which make closer to your goals in life. You have the choice to dream about your future and work towards it. You have the choice to not let your past define you. Everyday you have these choices.”
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Translations for decide
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- صمم, قررArabic
- qərar verməkAzerbaijani
- рашаць, рашыцьBelarusian
- реша, решавам, разрешавамBulgarian
- স্থির করাBengali
- decidirCatalan, Valencian
- rozhodnout, rozhodovatCzech
- afgøre, beslutteDanish
- festsetzen, entscheiden, beschließenGerman
- decidir, resolverSpanish
- تصمیم گرفتنPersian
- ratkaista, valita, päättääFinnish
- suidhich air, cuir roScottish Gaelic
- निर्णय करना, फ़ैसला करनाHindi
- döntést hoz, eldönt, döntHungarian
- վճռել, որոշելArmenian
- 決する, 解決, 決めるJapanese
- გადაწყვეტა, გადაჭრაGeorgian
- សម្រេចចិត្ត, តាំងចិត្តKhmer
- 해결하다, 정하다Korean
- чечүү, чыгарууKyrgyz
- constituo, statuo, decerno, edico, decido, sancioLatin
- ဆုံးဖြတ်, သန္နိဌာန်ချBurmese
- besluiten, beslissenDutch
- decydować, zdecydowaćPolish
- convinge, decideRomanian
- решить, решатьRussian
- одлу́чити, odlúčitiSerbo-Croatian
- rozhodnúť, rozhodovaťSlovak
- тасмим гирифтанTajik
- ตัดสินใจ, ตัดสินThai
- ýüregne düwmek, ýüregine düwmekTurkmen
- karar vermekTurkish
- вирішувати, вирішитиUkrainian
- فیصلہ کرناUrdu
- qasd qilmoqUzbek
- quyết địnhVietnamese
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