American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Determining or able to determine an outcome: the deciding factor; the deciding vote.
- v. present participle of decide.
- n. the cognitive process of reaching a decision
- adj. having the power or quality of deciding
“Barcelona find their Tuesday home leg between a late-night bruising encounter with the robust Athletic Bilbao Sunday, and a title deciding away encounter on Saturday with joint league leaders and bitter arch rivals -”
“But the bottom line is that if you think this ‘issue’ is a key factor in deciding who should be the next Governor, we truly do have different priorities.”
“Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.”
“In Miranda, I (and most others) believe they were absolutely right in deciding that police could not lock people up without telling them their rights.”
“A lot more people will suddenly want to have a direct say in deciding who gets the job in the first place.”
“The most important factor in deciding WordPress theme is the ease of installation, user friendly and search engine optimised.”
“During the Bush administration, however, EPA ignored this direction and instead employed a skewed cost-benefit analysis in deciding how to regulate.”
“This was so important to me, that it was the singular factor i looked for in deciding who to marry.”
“Returning to 2009, I believe that points (1), (2) and (3) are irrelevant in deciding the winner, and although thejudge's choicewasn't the book I would have selected, I think it is a fine example of contemporary crime fiction (actually it was written quite a few years ago, but never mind - most foreign-language books seem to take a while to have English translations published).”
Looking for tweets for deciding.