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Synonyms for deciding
dɪˈsaɪ dɪŋde·cid·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decision making, decidingadjective

    the cognitive process of reaching a decision

    "a good executive must be good at decision making"

    decision making


  2. deciding(a), determinant, determinative, determining(a)adjective

    having the power or quality of deciding

    "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle"


Editors Contribution

  1. popular sovereignty

    allowing people to decide

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deciding":

    decide, decided, determining, determine, decisive, decisions

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How to use deciding in a sentence?

  1. Kim Jong-un Rogers:

    You don't want the FBI and you don't want the NSA unilaterally deciding, 'so, what are we going to access and what are we not going to access?' That shouldn't be for us.

  2. Vincent Champion:

    It has gone from a place where street people try to find a place to sleep, to some of those homeless deciding to just attack passengers.

  3. Erica Mayer:

    Deciding when to get pregnant, or whether or not to get pregnant, can be an intensely personal decision. This data should not be used to influence decisions about childbearing, as the cancer risks observed are overall fairly modest, as well as on a large population level, and it's difficult to extrapolate these risks to an individual person, however, evaluating personal cancer risk in a premenopausal woman is important.

  4. Monika Bickert:

    I'm a strong proponent of chronological ranking, ordering by time, because I think we don't want computers deciding what we focus on.

  5. Brandon Mitchell:

    I feel like the evidence was overwhelming, but... decisions like that, when you're deciding somebody else's life, will never be that easy.


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