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a position reached after consideration

Synonyms for decision

a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

(boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred

the outcome of a game or contest

the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose

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Her eyes brightened, as they looked into his face and saw the decision there already, with the double penetration of her womanhood and her love.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision, to the releasing of a trigger.
There is a quiet decision in his reply which admits of no remonstrance.
Some reading was done, and much smoking and sewing, though not by the same parties; there were the monsters of the deep to be looked after and wondered at; strange ships had to be scrutinized through opera-glasses, and sage decisions arrived at concerning them; and more than that, everybody took a personal interest in seeing that the flag was run up and politely dipped three times in response to the salutes of those strangers; in the smoking room there were always parties of gentlemen playing euchre, draughts and dominoes, especially dominoes, that delightfully harmless game; and down on the main deck, "for'rard"-- for'rard of the chicken-coops and the cattle--we had what was called "horse billiards.
Prince Andrew did not reply, but his face expressed the impossibility of altering that decision.
Jinjur spoke these words with an eagerness and decision that proved she was in earnest.
Von Horn had finally despaired of winning Virginia by peaceful court, and had about decided to resort to force when he was precipitately confirmed in his decision by a conversation with the girl's father.
His friendship and liking for the girl were potent factors in urging him toward an affirmative decision.
He remembered the parable of the unjust judge, and though he had previously felt sure that he ought to refuse, he now began to hesitate and, having hesitated, took to prayer and prayed until a decision formed itself in his soul.
In mercy to Me, I implore you to reconsider your decision.
They agreed to appoint Momus as judge, and to abide by his decision.
After a good deal of fruitless argument the question was referred for decision to a passing Coyote, who was a bit of a demagogue and desirous to stand well with both.
In part the decision read: "There is no reasonable ground for interfering with the liberty of persons or the right of free contract by determining the hours of labor in the occupation of a baker.
The result, however, of this decision was to create a rivalry entirely without precedent between the different towns of these two States.
my dear Glaucon, I said, how energetically you polish them up for the decision, first one and then the other, as if they were two statues.