"decide" Definition

  1. v. t. To cut off; to separate.
  2. v. t. 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.
  3. v. i. To determine; to form a definite opinion; to come to a conclusion; to give decision; as, the court decided in favor of the defendant.

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Position in dictionary: 24815 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. i.,
Words that start with "decide": 6
Words that end with "decide": 2
Words that contain "decide": 7
Next words in dictionary: decided, decidedly, decidement, decidence, decider, deciding, decidua, deciduata, deciduate, deciduity
Previous words in dictionary: decidable, dechristianizing, dechristianized, dechristianize, decharm, decession, decertation, decerption, decerptible, decerpt

English Dictionary Definition of decide

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