Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Without doubt or question; definite.
  • adjective Free from hesitation or vacillation; resolute.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Free from ambiguity or uncertainty; unmistakable; unquestionable: as, a decided improvement.
  • Resolute; determined; free from hesitation or wavering: as, a decided character.
  • Synonyms Decided, Decisive, indisputable, undeniable, certain, positive, absolute. Decided and decisive are sometimes confounded, but are distinct, decided being passive and decisive active. A decided victory is a real, unmistakable victory; a decisive victory is one that decides the issue of the campaign. The battle of Bull Run ended in a decided victory, but not a decisive one; the victory at Waterloo was both decided and decisive. Compare a decided answer with a decisive one. The difference is the same as between definite and definitive. See definite.
  • Unhesitating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Free from ambiguity; unequivocal; unmistakable; unquestionable; clear; evident.
  • adjective Free from doubt or wavering; determined; of fixed purpose; fully settled; positive; resolute.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of decide.
  • adjective determined; resolute

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective recognizable; marked

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Examples

  • Rather than postpone things until after the summer program, Ms. Monroe she kept her name decided to go on her honeymoon immediately.

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  • The industry has gained some traction against Internet file-sharing services, so the label decided to take on the commonplace practice of friends 'making copies of songs for each other.

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  • Rather than postpone things until after the summer program, Ms. Monroe she kept her name decided to go on her honeymoon immediately.

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  • Rather than postpone things until after the summer program, Ms. Monroe she kept her name decided to go on her honeymoon immediately.

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  • Fans who are protesting with demonstrations at Sony headquarters and petitions at www.freefiona.com and by sending apples to Epic executives say that the singer turned in her album, "Extraordinary Machine," in May 2003 and that the label decided not to release it because they didn't think it would sell enough to justify its costs.

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  • Some genius at the label decided that for the part of "Hot In the City" where Billy stops and snarls "New Yawwwkk!"

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  • To Adolphe it becomes what the famous cap, which he was constantly staking, was to Corporal Trim, for during five years "Anything for a Woman" (the title decided upon) "will be one of the most entertaining productions of our epoch."

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  • To Adolphe it becomes what the famous cap, which he was constantly staking, was to Corporal Trim, for during five years "Anything for a Woman" (the title decided upon) "will be one of the most entertaining productions of our epoch."

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  • While recording the album in Wales, the label decided to withdraw it's support of the band and demand that they write more songs as they felt they were not ready to record a new album.

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  • They fought each other tooth and nail for the Hyundai A-League premiership, with the title decided when Sydney prevailed 2-0 in the final game of the season.

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