HyperDic: decision

English > 5 senses of the word decision:
NOUNactdecision, determination, conclusionthe act of making up your mind about something
cognitiondecision, determination, conclusiona position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration
eventdecision(boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred
eventdecisionthe outcome of a game / game / game or contest
attributedecision, decisivenessthe trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
decision > pronunciation
Soundsdihsih'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > decision: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of making up your mind about something.
Example"the burden of decision was his"
Synonymsdetermination, conclusion
Narrowerappointment, assignment, designation, namingThe act of putting a person into a non-elective position
call(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
casting lots, drawing lots, sortitionmaking a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn
moveThe act of deciding to do something
resolutionA decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
Broaderchoice, selection, option, pickThe act of choosing or selecting
Spanishdecisión, determinación, resolución
Catalandecisió, determinació, resolució
Verbsdecidereach, make, or come to a decision about something
English > decision: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration.
Example"a decision unfavorable to the opposition"
Synonymsdetermination, conclusion
NarrowerpredeterminationA mental determination or resolve in advance
Broaderjudgment, judgement, mindAn opinion formed by judging something
Spanishconclusión, decisión, determinación, resolución
English > decision: 5 senses > noun 3, event
Meaning(boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred.
Example"had little trouble in taking a unanimous decision over his opponent"
Categoryboxing, pugilism, fisticuffsfighting with the fists
Narrowersplit decisionA boxing decision in which the judges are not unanimous
Broaderresult, resultant, final result, outcome, terminationSomething that results
English > decision: 5 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningThe outcome of a game / game / game or contest.
Example"the team dropped three decisions in a row"
Broaderresult, resultant, final result, outcome, terminationSomething that results
Spanishdecisión, resolución
Catalanresolució
English > decision: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose.
Synonymdecisiveness
Broaderresoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolutionThe trait of being resolute
Oppositeindecisiveness, indecisionThe trait of irresolution
Spanishdecisión
Catalandecisió

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