Definitions of decision

  1. the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred; "had little trouble in taking a unanimous decision over his opponent" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose; "a man of unusual decisiveness" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the outcome of a game or contest; "the team dropped three decisions in a row" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Cutting off; division; detachment of a part. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The act of deciding; act of settling or terminating, as a controversy, by giving judgment on the matter at issue; determination, as of a question or doubt; settlement; conclusion. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. An account or report of a conclusion, especially of a legal adjudication or judicial determination of a question or cause; as, a decision of arbitrators; a decision of the Supreme Court. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The quality of being decided; prompt and fixed determination; unwavering firmness; as, to manifest great decision. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The outcome of a proceeding before a judge, arbitrator, government agency or other legal tribunal. "Decision" is a general term often used interchangeably with the terms judgment or "opinion." To be precise, however, a judgment is the written form of the courts decision in the clerks minutes or notes, and an opinion is a written document setting out the reasons for reaching the decision.
  11. The act of reaching a fixed opinion; the quality of being fixed and firm; determination; judgment; settlement; as, the decision of a court or of a case. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. The act of deciding: determination: settlement. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Determination; settlement; firmness. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. The act of deciding; a fixed intention; settlement; judgment of a court. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Firmness; determination. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Final judgment; settlement; end; firmness and stability of purpose. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. Determination; final judgment or opinion; the end of a struggle; firmness and strength in character. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. In practice. A judgment or decree pronounced by a court in settlement oit a controversy submitted to it and BL.LAW DICT. (2D ED.) thelawdictionary.org
  19. de-sizh'un, n. the act of deciding: settlement: judgment: the quality of being decided in character.--adj. DEC[=I]'SIVE, having the power of deciding: showing decision: final: positive.--adv. DEC[=I]'SIVELY.--n. DEC[=I]'SIVENESS.--adj. DEC[=I]'SORY, decisive. [See DECIDE.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  20. Settlement (of question &c.), conclusion, formal judgment; making up one\'s mind, resolve: resoluteness, decided character. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  21. n. [Latin] Act of settling or terminating, as a controversy, battle, or event; settlement; conclusion;—final opinion or judgment; the quality of being decided; determination; resolution. Cabinet Dictionary
  22. Determination of a difference; determination of an event. Complete Dictionary

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