Adjective "decision" definition and examples

(Decision may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/dɪˈsɪʒ(ə)n/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A conclusion or resolution reached after consideration.
  1. 'the editor's decision is final'
  2. 'He has to make tough decisions about who is and who isn't going to play in each series of matches.'
  3. 'Selling up was one of the best decisions he ever made, he says, but so was staying on after the sale.'
  4. 'In TV a lot of people who make editorial decisions have never had any cause to come here.'
  5. 'Editors can make decisions and take action whether they are in the office or outside it.'
  6. 'It seems like she was detached from it all, prepared to let them take the decisions for her.'
  7. 'Doctors should supply patients with sufficient information to reach an informed decision about their health care.'
  8. 'We view all properties together and make decisions on what we will buy and sell together.'
  9. 'My mother was the one who made all the noise, but my father made all the decisions.'
  10. 'He was said to be hard working, honest and not someone who would make rash decisions.'
  11. 'At no time did Ian question his decision to take up the challenge.'
  12. 'History will remember that day not only as a day of tragedy but as a day of decision - when the civilized world was stirred to anger and to action.'
  13. 'As the argument on it developed three questions emerged for decision.'
  14. 'However, all of its members were appointed by the monarch, its meetings were held in secret, and it had no powers of decision.'
  15. 'After a few minutes of decision, I pulled out extremely tight jeans and a sleek black top.'
  16. 'We can give you examples and bring you to the moment of decision, but you have to do all the rest.'
  17. 'For hundreds of thousands of voters, the time of decision is over already.'
  18. 'However, Hilbert's view that such an automatic method of decision does exist was not universally shared.'
  19. 'She stared into his face for a long time before she spoke again, and when she did, it was in a tone of decision.'

More definitions

1. the act or process of deciding; determination, as of a question or doubt, by making a judgment: They must make a decision between these two contestants.

2. the act of or need for making up one's mind: This is a difficult decision.

3. something that is decided; resolution: She made a poor decision when she dropped out of school.

4. a judgment, as one formally pronounced by a court: It is the decision of this court that the appeal is granted.

5. the quality of being decide

More examples(as adjective)

"supports can be decision."

"makers can be decision."

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin decisio(n-), from decidere ‘determine’ (see decide).