Definition of 'decision'


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1. uncountable Firmness of conviction.

2. A choice or judgement.

3. baseball A win or a loss awarded to a pitcher.

4. chiefly combat sports A result arrived at by the judges when there is no clear winner at the end of the contest.

5. Firmness of character or action; determination.

6. Baseball A win or loss accorded to a pitcher.

7. The act of reaching a conclusion or of passing of judgment on an issue under consideration.

8. Sports A victory won on points in boxing when no knockout has occurred or in wrestling when no fall has occurred.

9. A conclusion or judgment reached after consideration.

10. obsolete Cutting off; division; detachment of a part.

11. The act of deciding; act of settling or terminating, as a controversy, by giving judgment on the matter at issue; determination, as of a question or doubt; settlement; conclusion.

12. An account or report of a conclusion, especially of a legal adjudication or judicial determination of a question or cause

13. The quality of being decided; prompt and fixed determination; unwavering firmness.

14. the outcome of a game or contest

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

16. the act of making up your mind about something

17. a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

18. Determination, as of a contest or an event; end, as of a struggle; arbitrament: as, the decision of a battle by arms.

19. Determination, as of a question or a doubt; final judgment or opinion in a case which has been under deliberation or discussion: as, the decision of the Supreme Court.

20. A resolution; a fixing of a purpose in the mind.

21. The act of separating or cutting off; detachment of a part; excision.

22. Decision, Determination, Resolution. Decision is the quality of being able to make up one's mind promptly, clearly, and firmly as to what shall be done and the way to do it. Determination is the settling upon some line of action with a fixed purpose to stick to it; it is somewhat nearer than the others to doggedness, and sometimes approaches obstinacy. Determination may be negative, as not to do a thing, but resolution is generally positive or active; it often implies more courage than the others, and is otherwise more high-minded. But these words are often used interchangeably.

23. The quality of being decided; ability to form a settled purpose; prompt determination: as, a man of decision.

24. boxing To defeat an opponent by a decision of the judges, rather than by a knockout

25. To defeat by a decision, as in boxing.


1. Once the decision was made, Sam thought about how it could be done.

2. Every day took her nearer to the decision she realised she would soon have to make.

3. It was following the last concert she attended that R'shiel came to an important decision.

4. Every hour the jury takes to reach its decision decreases the salability of the properties.

5. It wasn't a marketing decision, but a story decision*.

6. ¡§Your decision¡¨ is more likely to draw an unfortunate emotional response than ¡§the decision.

7. Within this report we include some aspects which can be of help for better decision making A complete “decision making package” should be prepared within the FCR follow-up study.

8. He tried to explain to her that a bad business decision which results in a) pissing off your customers or b) having a bad credit rating was, perhaps, a * bad business decision* but that just because something made her personally unhappy didn't mean it was immoral or unethical.

9. : P sorry to hear because of one sampat fella, you need to make this decision: (anyway, will sapot your decision~! inevitable

10. The word decision comes from the Latin root meaning “to cut off from.”

11. Furthermore, your enthusiasm is, if you please, to be instantaneous, despite the fact that if the marketing department who, in all probability, will not have read your book by the time the title decision is made is mistaken about the market value of the new title, the author is invariably blamed.

12. ‘The selectors may have tough decisions to make but we have to take our strongest side.’

13. ‘Editors can make decisions and take action whether they are in the office or outside it.’

14. ‘We stress that our board has made no decisions in respect of closure or any other option.’

15. ‘People can advise me, he said, but at the end of the day I make the decisions about my health.’

16. ‘In TV a lot of people who make editorial decisions have never had any cause to come here.’

17. ‘Selling up was one of the best decisions he ever made, he says, but so was staying on after the sale.’

18. ‘He warned that it was time to make some tough decisions about the library service.’

19. ‘We posted the letters to head teachers because they are the ones that make the decisions.’

20. ‘We view all properties together and make decisions on what we will buy and sell together.’

21. ‘After the workshop I will summarise the key decisions and feed these back to you all.’

22. ‘It seems like she was detached from it all, prepared to let them take the decisions for her.’

23. ‘My mother was the one who made all the noise, but my father made all the decisions.’

24. ‘He has to make tough decisions about who is and who isn't going to play in each series of matches.’

25. ‘They are individuals with a right to make their own decisions and their own mistakes.’

26. ‘He was said to be hard working, honest and not someone who would make rash decisions.’

27. ‘No one would have questioned his decision not to stay at home with the kids.’

28. ‘At no time did Ian question his decision to take up the challenge.’

29. ‘My parents had questioned my decision to stay, but it had never turned to an argument.’

30. ‘Doctors should supply patients with sufficient information to reach an informed decision about their health care.’

31. ‘Two controversial refereeing decisions were to have a big bearing on the final outcome.’

32. ‘As the argument on it developed three questions emerged for decision.’

33. ‘History will remember that day not only as a day of tragedy but as a day of decision - when the civilized world was stirred to anger and to action.’

34. ‘Again and again in America's history, our citizens have faced crucial moments of decision.’

35. ‘The element of decision had gone, and it was this sense of helpless inability to influence events that robbed me of courage.’

36. ‘He told us in no uncertain terms that Ireland must choose and that this was a time of testing, a time of decision.’

37. ‘However, all of its members were appointed by the monarch, its meetings were held in secret, and it had no powers of decision.’

38. ‘For hundreds of thousands of voters, the time of decision is over already.’

39. ‘However, Hilbert's view that such an automatic method of decision does exist was not universally shared.’

40. ‘This is an absolutely critical moment of decision for the whole World Trade Organisation.’

41. ‘We can give you examples and bring you to the moment of decision, but you have to do all the rest.’

42. ‘After a few minutes of decision, I pulled out extremely tight jeans and a sleek black top.’

43. ‘Joffre's strength was his ability to remain calm in a crisis and to retain the power of decision.’

44. ‘There are different moments of decision arising because of different conditions.’

45. ‘She stared into his face for a long time before she spoke again, and when she did, it was in a tone of decision.’

46. ‘The Council said it will reach a final decision on the planning application within the next two to three weeks.’

47. a decision unfavorable to the opposition

Other users have misspelling decision as:

1. decission 4.93%

2. decition 4.44%

3. decisi 3.34%

4. decisio 3.18%

5. desicion 3.09%

6. descision 2.65%

7. decison 2.4%

8. Other 75.97%

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