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  Words related to decision

Related / Similar Words: determination, conclusion, decisiveness

 

Definition:
  • the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly";
  • the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose; "a man of unusual decisiveness";
  • a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration; "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"; "his conclusion took the evidence into account"; "satisfied with the panel''s determination";
  • the outcome of a game or contest; "the team dropped three decisions in a row";
  • (boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred; "had little trouble in taking a unanimous decision over his opponent";

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    Hyponyms: appointment, assignment, designation, naming, call, move, casting lots, drawing lots, sortition, resolution, predeterminaation, split decision

     

    Derivational Morphology: conclude, resolve, reason, reason out, settle, square off, square up, determine, find, find out, ascertain, set, decide, make up one's mind

     

     
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