decide

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decide is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
decide

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /dɪˈsaɪd/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
decide

Third-person singular
decides

Past tense
decided

Past participle
decided

Present participle
deciding

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you decide something, there were different things you could do, but you choose one.
    The government has decided to cut spending.
    I need to work on English, so I decided not to play soccer this year.
    Have you decided on a name for the new dog?
    We've decided against going out tonight because of the rain.
    I haven't decided what to do yet.

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