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Adjective: decided  di'sI-did
  1. Recognizable; marked
    "at a decided disadvantage";
    - distinct
Verb: decide  di'sId
  1. Reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations";
    - make up one's mind, determine
     
  2. Bring to an end; come to a final conclusion
    "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favour of the plaintiff";
    - settle, resolve, adjudicate
     
  3. Cause to decide
    "This new development finally decided me!"
     
  4. Influence or determine
    "The vote in New Hampshire often decides the outcome of the Presidential election"

See also: definite

Type of: cause, determine, end, get, have, induce, influence, make, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], regulate, shape, stimulate, terminate

Encyclopedia: Decided

Decide, KY