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Synonyms for decide

make a decision


Synonyms for decide

to make a decision about (a controversy or dispute, for example) after deliberation, as in a court of law

to make up or cause to make up one's mind

Synonyms for decide

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"You know very well how she will decide it," said Anne, almost in tears.
After having combined with the Executive in betraying the interests of the nation in a ruinous treaty, what prospect, it is asked, would there be of their being made to suffer the punishment they would deserve, when they were themselves to decide upon the accusation brought against them for the treachery of which they have been guilty?
The full score of men shot three times at each target, and then three times again to decide a tie.
At the bidding of the King, the herald announced that the open target was to be shot at, to decide the title of the best archer in all England; and any man there present was privileged to try for it.
"How say you, if first we decide this open target and then match the five best thereat against your unknown champions?"
"You will do as the majority decide, or you will be `the first' without the formality of drawing lots," said Monsieur Thuran threateningly.
Spider bent, wide-eyed, toward the hand that was to decide his fate, for whatever luck was Clayton's on this last draw, the opposite would be Spider's.
Wait and see what the chances of the next eight-and-forty hours might bring forth, and then write to her, or desert her, as the event might decide. It lay in a nut-shell, if you could only see it.
Now when the UK government decides to send an aircraft carrier to the Pacific Ocean the Chinese government decides not to welcome a British government minister to China.
NORTH East decides: North East delegates at the PDP convention have also decided with reports indicating that the zone will spilt its votes between Atiku and the Senate President.
Provincial cabinet decides to ask Centre for special grant
A driver decides to get behind the wheel and drive after having a "few" drinks.
Michael Pryse, the bishop of the Eastern synod (which covers Ontario to the Maritimes), has stated that if the National Church Council decides to put the issue to the church's court of adjudication (an appeal court that hears questions of appropriate due process), he would ask pastors to refrain from blessing same-gender unions until clarity is achieved.
Additional offerings are likely if Gol decides to exercise the option for more airplanes, the company says.
But when she finds out a devastating secret, she decides to move on to someone else.