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decide

EN[dɪˈsaɪd]
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  • Decide may refer to:
  • Decide!, an Italian political association
  • Decide, Kentucky
FR décide

    Definition of decide in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGdecidesPRdecidingPT, PPdecidedPREdeci-SUF-cide
    1. VT To resolve (a contest, problem, dispute, etc.); to choose, determine, or settle.
      1. The election will be decided on foreign policies.
      2. We must decide our next move.
      3. Her last-minute goal decided the game.
    2. VI To make a judgment, especially after deliberation.
      1. You must decide between good and evil.
      2. I have decided that it is healthier to walk to work.
    3. VT To cause someone to come to a decision.
      1. OBS To cut off; to separate.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • His phone was off so I couldn't ask his permission, so I decided to just go for it ‎
          • Kitty White was born in the suburbs of London in 1974 after creator Yuko Shimizu, who worked for Sanrio, decided to capitalise on the vogueishness of foreign lands in Japan at the time.
          • It was the end of term and students decided to celebrate by painting the town red.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Deciding to play it safe, he joined his father's accounting firm rather than pursue an acting career.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Please consider it carefully and let me know what you decide.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Verbs
          • Reporting verbs
            • Intransitive verbs
              • Transitive verbs
            Related Links:
            1. en decided
            2. en decidedly
            3. en decides
            4. en decider
            5. en deciders
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            Meaning of decide for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "decide" is a verb, more specifically, a reporting verb, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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