Decide

  • 1 décidé — décidé, ée [ deside ] adj. • 1725; de décider 1 ♦ Qui n hésite pas pour prendre un parti, pour décider; qui a de la décision. ⇒ décider (IV); déterminé, 1. ferme, hardi, résolu, volontaire. Un homme décidé. Par ext. Un air décidé. ⇒ 2. crâne. Une …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 DECIDE — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «DECIDE» Sencillo de HΛL del álbum Violation of the rules Publicación 25 de octubre de 2000 Formato Maxi single …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 3 decide — de·cide vb de·cid·ed, de·cid·ing vt: to determine (as a case or issue) by making a decision (as a final judgment): adjudicate (1, 2) compare find, hold vi: to make a decision …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 decide — DECÍDE, decíd, vb. III. 1. intranz. şi refl. A lua o hotărâre; a alege (între mai multe alternative), a se fixa (între mai multe posibilităţi). ♦ tranz. A hotărî, a soluţiona în mod definitiv. 2. tranz. A determina, a convinge, a îndupleca pe… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 5 décidé — décidé, ée (dé si dé, dée) part. passé. 1°   Dont la solution est donnée. Cette question va être décidée. 2°   Qui n a rien de vague, d incertain. Le ministère louvoie, il n a pas de marche décidée. Cette musique n a point un caractère décidé.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 6 Decide! — (Decidere!) was an Italian libertarian political association led by Daniele Capezzone. The group was sometimes also referred to as Decidere.net, in reference to its official website. It was one of the founding members of Silvio Berlusconi s The… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 decide — [dē sīd′, disīd′] vt. decided, deciding [ME deciden < L decidere, to cut off, decide < de , off, from + caedere, to cut: see CIDE] 1. to end (a contest, dispute, etc.) by giving one side the victory or by passing judgment 2. to make up one… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 decide — decide, determine, settle, rule, resolve mean to come or to cause to come to a conclusion. Decide presupposes previous consideration of a matter causing doubt, wavering, debate, or controversy and implies the arriving at a more or less logical… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 Decide — De*cide , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deciding}.] [L. dec[=i]dere; de + caedere to cut, cut off; prob. akin to E. shed, v.: cf. F. d[ e]cider. Cf. {Decision}.] 1. To cut off; to separate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Our seat denies… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Decide — De*cide , 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. [1913 Webster] Who shall decide, when doctors disagree? Pope. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 decide — late 14c., to settle a dispute, from O.Fr. decider, from L. decidere to decide, determine, lit. to cut off, from de off (see DE (Cf. de )) + caedere to cut (see CEMENT (Cf. cement)). For L. vowel change, see ACQUISITION …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 decide — [v] make a determination; settle an issue adjudge, adjudicate, agree, arrive at conclusion, award, call shots*, cast the die*, choose, cinch, clinch, come to agreement, come to conclusion, come to decision, commit oneself, conclude, conjecture,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 decidé — Decidé, [decid]ée. part. Il a les signif. de son verbe …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 14 decide — ► VERB 1) resolve in the mind as a result of consideration. 2) settle (an issue or contest). 3) give a judgement concerning a legal case. DERIVATIVES decidable adjective deciding adjective. ORIGIN Latin decidere determine , from caedere cut …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 decide — v. 1) to decide unanimously 2) (d; intr.) ( to make a decision ) to decide against (to decide against buying a car) 3) (d; intr.) ( to choose ) to decide between (it was difficult to decide between the two) 4) (d; intr.) to decide for ( to find… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 decide — de|cide W1S1 [dıˈsaıd] v [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: décider, from Latin decidere to cut off, decide ] 1.) [I and T] to make a choice or judgment about something, especially after considering all the possibilities or arguments →↑decision… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 decide */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈsaɪd] / US verb Word forms decide : present tense I/you/we/they decide he/she/it decides present participle deciding past tense decided past participle decided 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to make a choice about what you are going to do …

    English dictionary

  • 18 decide — /dI saId/ verb 1 (I, T) to make a choice or judgment about something, especially after a period of not knowing what to do or in a way that ends disagreement: decide to do sth: Tina s decided to go to Prague for her holidays. | decide that: It was …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 decide — de|cide [ dı saıd ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to make a choice about what you are going to do: decide to do something: He decided to stay and see what would happen. The committee decided unanimously to accept the offer. decide that …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 decide — verb ADVERB ▪ eventually, finally, ultimately ▪ We finally decided to stay where we were. ▪ sensibly, wisely ▪ He decided very wisely to keep his money …

    Collocations dictionary