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Synonyms for decide
dɪˈsaɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    reach, make, or come to a decision about something

    "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"

    Synonyms:
    influence, square off, ascertain, adjudicate, see, set, watch, square up, settle, learn, determine, define, mold, resolve, specify, make up one's mind, fix, find out, check, find, regulate, shape, limit

  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"

    Synonyms:
    settle, judge, descend, make up, patch up, nail down, sink, settle down, go down, square off, answer, solve, subside, root, determine, purpose, steady down, go under, conclude, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, dissolve, get back, adjudicate, conciliate, make up one's mind, square up, resolve, locate, break up, try, finalize, take root

  3. decide(verb)

    cause to decide

    "This new development finally decided me!"

    Synonyms:
    make up one's mind, resolve, determine, settle, adjudicate

  4. decide(verb)

    influence or determine

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

    Synonyms:
    make up one's mind, resolve, determine, settle, adjudicate

Wiktionary

  1. decide(verb)

    Synonyms:
    pick, make up ones mind, determine, choose

  2. decide(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    pick, determine, choose, make up ones mind

  3. decide(verb)

    To make a judgment, especially after deliberation.

    Synonyms:
    make up ones mind, pick, determine, choose

  4. decide(verb)

    To cause someone to come to a decision.

    Synonyms:
    pick, choose, determine, make up ones mind

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. decide(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    settle, conclude, terminate, end

  2. decide(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    determine, conclude, come to a conclusion, give a decision

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. decide(v)

    Synonyms:
    determine, settle, conclude, resolve

How to pronounce decide?

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Karen
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How to use decide in a sentence?

  1. Rukia Mahmoud:

    If you are raped and decide to speak out, everybody in the village would taunt you, that's why most rape victims keep it secret as they don't want to be a laughing stock.

  2. Elissa Slotkin:

    What I wanted to see in this package is sticking to the very specific emergency need that the country has, and so I feel like there are a lot of things that I pushed for, and I believe in, especially money for our cities and towns. There's money for testing, like really critical things, and then there are some things that I don't feel like had to be in the bill, and what I'm trying to decide is does the net positive outweigh that negative.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I debated a lot in 2008 and I would certainly be there with lots of enthusiasm and energy if (the DNC) decide to add more debates, and I think that's the message a lot of people are sending their way.

  4. Natalie Jo Eaton:

    Although it is very, very, very hard to not be angry, it's a daily battle. But I think once you decide to see the glass half full, not half empty, you just go from there.

  5. Fred Allen:

    A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.

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