Definition for decided

adjective as in determined, strong-willed

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The decided to return to “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” which they first used in 2017, because the song holds a deep personal significance for them.

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Then Eminem decided he wanted in on some of the mean-spirited misogyny, actually rapping about raping Iggy.

Further, in the Super Tuesday states of Florida, Texas, and Virginia, Paul is operating at a decided disadvantage.

Cocker, for his part, worked briefly as an apprentice gasfitter but decided to take the plunge into the world of commercial music.

On Christmas weekend, a North Korean tyrant has decided what American teenagers will see on the silver screen.

I have now decided to go on hunger strike to protest at this injustice.

No man should regard the subject of religion as decided for him until he has read The Golden Bough.

After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.

In 1856 she married Mesdag, who, rather late in life decided to follow the career of a painter.

At twelve, or fifteen, or sixteen, or twenty it was decided that they should stop learning.

She would never forget it; but realizing its gravity, she decided thereupon never to tell it—the dream—to anybody.


On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decided, such as: determined, distinct, pronounced, resolved, settled, and sure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.