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decide

v. for a judge, arbitrator, court of appeals or other magistrate or tribunal to reach a determination (decision) by choosing what is right and wrong according to the law as he/she sees it.

decide

verb adjudge, adjudicate, adjust, agree, arrive at a judgment, ascertain, award, choose, choose a course of action, choose an alternative, choose an option, come to a conclusion, come to an agreement, come to terms, commit oneself, conclude, constituere, decernere, decree, determine, diagnose, diiudicare, dispose of, elect, end, establish, finalize, find, fix, form a resolution, form an opinion, hold, judge, make a choice, make a decision, make a selection, make up one's mind, opt, ordain, pass, pass judgment, pass sentence, pick, pronounce, reach a decision, reach a verdict, referee, resolve, rule, select, sentence, settle, sit in judgment, terminate, umpire, vote
Associated concepts: decide a case, decide a motion, deeided adversely, decided as a matter of law, decided on the merits, decided upon legal principles, jurisdiction to decide
See also: adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, ascertain, award, choose, deem, determine, dispose, elect, find, fix, gauge, hear, judge, pass, pass judgment, prescribe, pronounce, select, sentence, settle, stipulate, try
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To distinguish a data model from a data type, we say that a data model has decidable homomorphism.
P is the class of languages associated with problems that are decidable in polynomial time on a deterministic single-tape Turing machine.
Decidable fragments of first-order temporal logics.
Seizing upon a fragment surrounded by quotation marks in one of Nietzsche's unpublished manuscripts--"I have forgotten my umbrella"--Derrida observes that we cannot know Nietzsche's intention:</p> <pre> Because it is structurally liberated from any living meaning, it is always possible that it means nothing at all or that it has no decidable meaning.
We do not impose general restrictions on the expressiveness of the ontology language; however, we require the availability of two decidable reasoning services: satisfiability of a conjunctive query, and containment test of two conjunctive queries, both w.
Reading Benjamin's essay, Jacques Derrida offers that divine violence, "does not lend itself to any human determination, to any knowledge or decidable 'certainty' on our part.
Science can deal only with the decidable, and, as Godel has shown, there are undecidables even within mathematics.
beyond Derrida's 'even if'," for "the economy transpiring here would complicate even further and finally limit and disable not only all possible decidable determinations, but also those defined by undecidable determinability or determinate undecidability.
It makes decidable in the macroscopic realm, through the many implied interactions, whether Schrodinger's cat is alive or dead, which is by principle undecidable on the non-disturbed quantum level.
The more decidable things are, the more rule-governed they are and the more easily we can excuse ourselves for what we have done by saying, "this is really not my doing, it's the rule.
himself, I doubt that the morality of cultural appropriation is always decidable.