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1. decide

verb. ['ˌdɪˈsaɪd'] reach, make, or come to a decision about something.

Synonyms

  • orient
  • decree
  • select
  • regularise
  • regularize
  • resolve
  • judge
  • measure
  • seal
  • make up one's mind
  • pick out
  • debate
  • determine
  • order
  • deliberate
  • measure out
  • adjudicate
  • choose
  • regulate
  • mensurate
  • will
  • try
  • purpose
  • govern
  • take
  • rule

Antonyms

  • deregulate
  • inferior
  • disarrange
  • indecisiveness

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Words that Rhyme with Decide

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How do you pronounce decide?

Pronounce decide as ˌdɪˈsaɪd.

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Example sentences of the word decide


1. Verb, base form
You will also need to decide if your bear will have fur or not.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Both teams throw their balls for a set amount of time that you decide on.

Quotes containing the word decide


1. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...
- Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

2. I wish it need not have happened in my time,"said Frodo."So do I,"said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

3. I read the script and decide if a particular character looks fun to play. I look for complexity and a sense of humor. Those are crucial, real things to life.
- Steve Buscemi

2. decide

verb. ['ˌdɪˈsaɪd'] bring to an end; settle conclusively.

Synonyms

  • terminate
  • resolve
  • judge
  • settle
  • adjudicate
  • end

Antonyms

  • indecision
  • irresoluteness
  • disagree
  • fail

3. decide

verb. ['ˌdɪˈsaɪd'] cause to decide.

Synonyms

  • make
  • determine
  • stimulate
  • cause
  • get
  • make up one's mind
  • induce

Antonyms

  • approve
  • disapprove
  • reject
  • convict

4. decide

verb. ['ˌdɪˈsaɪd'] influence or determine.

Synonyms

  • influence
  • determine
  • shape
  • regulate

Antonyms

  • qualify
  • disqualify
  • inactivity
  • standard
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