the act or process of deciding; determination, as of a question or doubt, by making a judgment:
They must make a decision between these two contestants.
the act of or need for making up one’s mind:
This is a difficult decision.
something that is decided; resolution:
She made a poor decision when she dropped out of school.
a judgment, as one formally pronounced by a court:
It is the decision of this court that the appeal is granted.
the quality of being decided; firmness:
He spoke with decision and calm authority.
the final score in any sport or contest:
The decision was 5 to 4 in favor of the home team.
Boxing. the awarding of a victory in a match not decided by a knockout or technical knockout, usually through a vote of the referee and judges.
verb (used with object)
Boxing. to win a victory over (one’s opponent) by a point score rather than a knockout.
a judgment, conclusion, or resolution reached or given; verdict
the act of making up one’s mind
firmness of purpose or character; determination
verb (used with object), declared, declaring. 1. to make known or state clearly, especially in explicit or formal terms: to declare one’s position in a controversy. 2. to announce officially; proclaim: to declare a state of emergency; to declare a winner. 3. to state emphatically: He declared that the allegation was a lie. 4. to […]
verb (used with object), decorated, decorating. 1. to furnish or adorn with something ornamental or becoming; embellish: to decorate walls with murals. 2. to plan and execute the design, furnishings, and ornamentation of the interior of (a house, office, apartment, etc.), especially by selecting colors, fabrics, and style of furniture, by making minor structural changes, […]
noun 1. something used for decorating; adornment; embellishment: The gymnasium was adorned with posters and crepe-paper decorations for the dance. 2. the act of decorating. 3. interior decoration. 4. a badge, medal, etc., conferred and worn as a mark of honor: a decoration for bravery. noun 1. an addition that renders something more attractive or […]
verb (used with object), dedicated, dedicating. 1. to set apart and consecrate to a deity or to a sacred purpose: The ancient Greeks dedicated many shrines to Aphrodite. 2. to devote wholly and earnestly, as to some person or purpose: He dedicated his life to fighting corruption. 3. to offer formally (a book, piece of […]