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de•cide



Pronunciation: (di-sīd'), [key]
v., -cid•ed, -cid•ing.


v.t.
1. to solve or conclude (a question, controversy, or struggle) by giving victory to one side: The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff.
2. to determine or settle (something in dispute or doubt): to decide an argument.
3. to bring (a person) to a decision; persuade or convince: The new evidence decided him.

v.i.
1. to settle something in dispute or doubt: The judge decided in favor of the plaintiff.
2. to make a judgment or determine a preference; come to a conclusion.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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