Definition of "decision" []

  • The passing of judgment on an issue under consideration. (noun)
  • The act of reaching a conclusion or making up one's mind. (noun)
  • A conclusion or judgment reached or pronounced; a verdict. (noun)
  • Firmness of character or action; determination. (noun)
  • Sports A victory won on points in boxing when no knockout has occurred or in wrestling when no fall has occurred. (noun)
  • A judgment, conclusion, or resolution reached or given; verdict (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act of making up one's mind (noun)
  • Firmness of purpose or character; determination (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "decision" in a sentence
  • "It wasn't a marketing decision, but a story decision*."
  • "¡§Your decision¡¨ is more likely to draw an unfortunate emotional response than ¡§the decision."
  • "Within this report we include some aspects which can be of help for better decision making A complete “decision making package” should be prepared within the FCR follow-up study."