Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun deciding

1 sense of deciding

Sense 1
decision making, deciding -- (the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making")
       => higher cognitive process -- (cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb decide

4 senses of decide

Sense 1
decide, make up one's mind, determine -- (reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations")

Sense 2
decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate -- (bring to an end; settle conclusively; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance")
       => end, terminate -- (bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I")

Sense 3
decide -- (cause to decide; "This new development finally decided me!")
       => induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make -- (cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa")

Sense 4
decide -- (influence or determine; "The vote in New Hampshire often decides the outcome of the Presidential election")
       => determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate -- (shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion")

Antonyms of adj deciding

1 sense of deciding

Sense 1
deciding (prenominal), determinant, determinative, determining (prenominal) -- (having the power or quality of deciding; "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle")

INDIRECT (VIA decisive) -> indecisive -- (not definitely settling something; "a long and indecisive war")

Similarity of adj deciding

1 sense of deciding

Sense 1
deciding (prenominal), determinant, determinative, determining (prenominal) -- (having the power or quality of deciding; "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle")
       => decisive (vs. indecisive) -- (determining or having the power to determine an outcome; "cast the decisive vote"; "two factors had a decisive influence")

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