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synonyms for decides

  • agree
  • choose
  • conclude
  • determine
  • elect
  • end
  • establish
  • resolve
  • rule
  • select
  • set
  • vote
  • adjudge
  • adjudicate
  • award
  • cinch
  • clinch
  • conjecture
  • decree
  • figure
  • gather
  • guess
  • judge
  • mediate
  • opt
  • pick
  • poll
  • purpose
  • surmise
  • tap
  • will
  • arrive at conclusion
  • call shots
  • cast the die
  • come to agreement
  • come to conclusion
  • come to decision
  • commit oneself
  • draw a conclusion
  • fix upon
  • form opinion
  • go down line
  • have final word
  • make a decision
  • make up mind
  • reach decision
  • take a stand
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antonyms for decides

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  • begin
  • commence
  • refuse
  • start
  • unsettle
  • waver
  • grow
  • plant
  • defer
  • delay
  • hesitate
  • postpone
  • procrastinate
  • put off
  • wait
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How to use decides in a sentence

The referee who presides at the first meeting makes up or decides on its membership.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Heredity decides how a man shall be bred; environment regulates what he shall learn.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
I'm going to remove myself from this buckboard before one of those horses decides to sit in my lap.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Man, you will say, decides every moment on actions which he knows will endanger him; man kills himself sometimes, then he is free.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
This event, as you will easily understand, decides in a great measure the rest of my life.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
The duke has been studying the position from this terrace and decides that Blois is not a propitious spot for his secret schemes.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
On the surface of this world material force plays but a secondary part in nature; delicacy of sensation decides everything.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
It decides what may with propriety be admitted to the essay, and it determines in part what must be left out.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Good use, which is the 223 use of acknowledged masters, decides what may be done.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
In other words, man can create life, he can make the world and himself into that which his reason decides it ought to be.
THE PROFITS OF RELIGIONUPTON SINCLAIR
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