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1. decision [ n ] the act of making up your mind about something
Examples: "the burden of decision was his" "he drew his conclusions quickly"

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(The New York Times,...)

Philadelphia permitted him to seek a better connection after he had refused to reconsider his decision to end his career as a player .

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

This , of_course , depends_on the character of the site itself , the previous experience of the investigator , and the number of factors needed to arrive_at a good decision .

It is too easy for the inexperienced_person to make a quick judgment of a_few values of the area and base a decision on these alone .

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

Since the Supreme_Court 's decision of that year this is more doubtful ; and if a poll had been taken immediately following the dispatch of troops to Little_Rock I believe the majority would have been for the Old_South .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

Although the government was probably prepared for elections by mid - 1958 , the first decision was no_doubt made more difficult as party strife multiplied .

Synonyms decision conclusion determination Related Terms choice move appointment finding call casting_lots resolution decide determine determine conclude

2. decision [ n ] a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration
Examples: : "a decision unfavorable to the opposition" "his conclusion took the evidence into account" "satisfied with the panel's determination"

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(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)

The cost of land and the prospects for appreciation in value may influence your decision .

(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)

The grounds for the Church 's position are Scriptural ( Old_Testament ) , the teachings of the fathers and doctors of the early Church , the unbroken tradition of nineteen centuries , the decisions of the highest ecclesiastical authority and the natural_law .

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

In_general , however , it may be said that when a boy or a girl leaves the high_school , the school authorities play little or no part in the decision of what happens next .

(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)

Mr._Justice_Taney 's Dred_Scott decision in 1857 was unpopular in the North , and soon became a dead_letter .

(U.S. Reports. Volume 366. Cases Adjudged in the...)

It rested its decision solely on 7 , which reads in pertinent part : `` [ N_]_o corporation engaged in commerce shall acquire , directly or indirectly , the whole or any part of the stock or other share capital of another corporation engaged also in commerce , where the effect of such acquisition may be to substantially lessen competition between the corporation whose stock is so acquired and the corporation making the acquisition , or to restrain such commerce in any section or community , or tend to create a monopoly of any line of commerce .

Synonyms conclusion decision determination Related Terms judgment predeterminaation settle

3. decision [ n ] (boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred
Examples: : "had little trouble in taking a unanimous decision over his opponent"

Used in print:

(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

The Orioles tonight retained the distinction of being the only winless team among the eighteen Major-League_clubs as they dropped their sixth straight spring exhibition decision , this one to the Kansas_City Athletics by a score of 5 to 3 .

(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)

Kenny_Lane of Muskegon , Mich. , world 's seventh ranked lightweight , had little trouble in taking a unanimous decision over Rip_Randall of Tyler , Tex. , here Monday night .

Synonyms decision Related Terms result split_decision boxing

4. decision [ n ] the outcome of a game or contest
Examples: : "the team dropped three decisions in a row"

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(Mr. America, 4:6...)

The aspects of physical development that catch the judges ' eyes and which rightfully influence their decisions are symmetry and that hallmark of the true champion - superior definition of the muscles .

Synonyms decision Related Terms result

5. decision [ n ] the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
Examples: "a man of unusual decisiveness"

Synonyms decision decisiveness Related Terms indecisiveness indecisiveness resoluteness

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