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Adjective deciding has 1 sense
  1. crucial, deciding, determinant, determinative, determining - having the power or quality of deciding; "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle"
    Antonym: indecisive (indirect, via decisive)
Noun deciding has 1 sense
  1. decision making, deciding - the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making"
    --1 is a kind of higher cognitive process
    --1 has particulars:
     umpirage, officiation, officiating, refereeing; eclecticism, eclectic method; groupthink; settlement, resolution, closure; judgment, judgement, judging; reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround; choice, pick, selection; cull, reject; option, alternative, choice
    Derived forms: verb decide2, verb decide1
Verb decide has 4 senses
  1. decide, make up one's mind, determine - reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
    Derived forms: noun decision2, noun deciding1
    Sample sentence:
    They decide to move
  2. decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate - bring to an end; settle conclusively; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"
    --2 is one way to end, terminate
    Derived form: noun deciding1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. decide - cause to decide; "This new development finally decided me!"
    --3 is one way to
    induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  4. decide - influence or determine; "The vote in New Hampshire often decides the outcome of the Presidential election"
    --4 is one way to
    determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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