Student Thesaurus

One entry found for decide.
Entry Word: decide
Function: verb
Text: 1 to come to a judgment after discussion or consideration <they decided to go out for pizza after the movie was over>
Synonyms choose, conclude, determine, figure, opt, resolve
Related Words decree, rule; cull, elect, handpick, pick, prefer, select, single (out), take
Phrases make up one's mind
Near Antonyms abstain, decline, refuse, reject, turn down; delay, hesitate, stall, temporize; shilly-shally, vacillate, waver
2 to give an opinion about (something at issue or in dispute) <the judge decided that the defendant was not liable for damages> -- see JUDGE 1
3 to come to an agreement or decision concerning the details of <we waited for our parents to decide our fate> -- see ARRANGE 1
4 to make final, definite, or beyond dispute <the huge sum that they were offering decided the matter: we would sell the house> -- see CLINCH