1. [ adjective ] having the power or quality of deciding
Synonyms: determining determinant determinative crucial

"the crucial experiment" "cast the deciding vote" "the determinative (or determinant) battle"

Related terms: decisive
2. [ noun ] (psychology) the cognitive process of reaching a decision
Synonyms: decision_making

"a good executive must be good at decision making"

Related terms: higher_cognitive_process option choice judgment settlement cull umpirage reversal eclecticism groupthink decide
Similar spelling:   decoding