decide


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Decide partners, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, LifeScan, Medtronic, Merck Serono, MPC, Nestle Health Science, and Servier have all joined hands to fulfill the mission of Decide programme," Felton added.
H) Decide the terms of appointment for Directors (2 years, can be extended by special mention in the Articles of Incorporation), Representative Director, and Statutory Auditors (4 years, can be extended through Articles of Incorporation).
They decide to examine the products of three vendors and invite the end users to test them.
Once we understand the necessity of including a make-up policy in our written policy sheet, the next step is to decide on the specifics.
Their freedom to decide whether and when to have children opens doors that would otherwise be dosed.
threw a tantrum) we had to decide what value the program would have if it did not depict a full, accurate portrayal of an appropriate program for students with developmental disabilities.
This prolongs the process and fails to provide any incentive for the VA to correctly decide a claim in the first place.
Jones sell the home they have lived in since 1990 and decide to retire to Florida.
In theory, this broadness decides the case facing the court and simultaneously articulates a rule of law applicable to similar cases that have not yet arisen.
Myth Two: The Florida Supreme Court usurped the prerogative of the Florida legislature to decide how its state's electors are chosen, in violation of both state and federal law.
A few reasons why some women decide AGAINST reconstruction with breast implants:
We hope this will help you to get the facts, raise your concerns knowledgeably, and decide then about taking part in a research study.