decisive[ dih-sahy-siv ]SEE DEFINITION OF decisive
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECISIVE
As yet, however, no decisive advantage had been gained on either side.
Still, as the case stood, his triumph was not the less brilliant or decisive.
At the dawn of the morning he made his attack sharp, unexpected, decisive.
I do not know what he said to the surgeon-major, but it was something clear and decisive.
"It doesn't matter whose sister you are," was the decisive reply.
"It's my work," said Turkey, in a decisive tone, which left me no room for rejoinder.
We do not mean however to hold forth this circumstance as decisive in its condemnation.
He had passed the decisive line and his rise was simply a question of time.
One speaker at length had a decisive influence on the question.
It was impossible to mistake the meaning of these decisive words.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DECISIVE
- mattering much
- of moment
- of note
- of substance
- in charge
- in control