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Synonyms for decide
dɪˈsaɪdde·cide

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Wiktionary

  1. decideverb

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

  2. decideverb

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

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

  3. decideverb

    To make a judgment, especially after deliberation.

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

  4. decideverb

    To cause someone to come to a decision.

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decide, make up one's mind, determineverb

    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, 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"

    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. decideverb

    cause to decide

    "This new development finally decided me!"

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

  4. decideverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. decideverb

    Synonyms:
    settle, conclude, terminate, end

  2. decideverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. decideverb

    Synonyms:
    determine, settle, conclude, resolve

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How to use decide in a sentence?

  1. Jose Efromovich:

    We always want to see which are the alternatives when we decide to go back and grow, when the region will allow us to go back into growing mode.

  2. Andrea Lafferty:

    Children in lower grades are still developing who they are – it’s very confusing, parents should have a right to decide when and where and how to talk about it.

  3. Yilmaz Esmer:

    They may decide we can pull this out and try to put an end to violence and terrorism.

  4. H. L. Hunt:

    Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.

  5. Michael Cohen:

    I look forward to tomorrow to being able ... in my voice to tell the American people my story and I'm going to let the American people decide exactly who's telling the truth.


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