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Synonyms for decide

Synonyms for (verb) decide

Synonyms: settle, decide, adjudicate, resolve Definition: bring to an end; settle conclusively Usage: 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

Similar words: end, terminate Definition: bring to an end or halt Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

Synonyms: decide Definition: cause to decide Usage: This new development finally decided me!

Similar words: cause, induce, get, have, make, stimulate Definition: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner Usage: The ads induced me to buy a VCR; My children finally got me to buy a computer; My wife made me buy a new sofa

Synonyms: decide Definition: influence or determine Usage: The vote in New Hampshire often decides the outcome of the Presidential election

Similar words: influence, determine, regulate, mold, shape Definition: shape or influence; give direction to Usage: experience often determines ability; mold public opinion