Decide

Definition of Decide

De`cide´
v. t.1.To cut off; to separate.
[imp. & p. p. Decided; p. pr. & vb. n. Deciding.]
Our seat denies us traffic here;
The sea, too near, decides us from the rest.
- Fuller.
2.To bring to a termination, as a question, controversy, struggle, by giving the victory to one side or party; to render judgment concerning; to determine; to settle.
So shall thy judgment be; thyself hast decided it.
- 1 Kings xx. 40.
The quarrel toucheth none but us alone;
Betwixt ourselves let us decide it then.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To determine; to form a definite opinion; to come to a conclusion; to give decision; as, the court decided in favor of the defendant.
Who shall decide, when doctors disagree?
- Pope.

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