1. To resolve (a contest, problem, dispute, etc.); to choose, determine, or settle.
    The election will be decided on foreign policies.
    We must decide our next move.
    Her last-minute goal decided the game.
  2. To make a judgment, especially after deliberation.
    You must decide between good and evil.
    I have decided that it is healthier to walk to work.
  3. To cause someone to come to a decision.
  4. To cut off; to separate.

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