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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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Davy also sends out Jarama in heat three and this unexposed son of Westmead Hawk looks excellent value at 12-1, also with Ladbrokes, to join his kennelmate in the draw for the decider.
Harps progressed to the decider by beating Granemore 0-10 to 0-6 on Saturday.
In taking the top prize they went one better than last season, when they won the West Division but lost in the play-off decider.
37) who finds himself in a heat where she looks sure to lead up and, with no obvious strong runners to catch him, the veteran bitch looks nailed-on to progress into next week's decider.
This match was much closer than the score line suggests as Michael Young was taken to 11-8 in the decider after winning the fourth 12-10 by Chris Londesbrough and Karl Shaw was taken to 11-9 in the decider by Londesbrough.
Sheedy also played against Offaly in the minor final of 1987 and again in the under-21 decider two years later, winning the latter.
However, runner-up Magna Bugle, who had to be brave just to stay on his feet at the first bend, did a lot of running to secure a place in Monday's decider and connections will fancy their chances of reversing the form.
Joe Childs did well for Ormesby to win two of his three sets including a 12-10 in the decider victory over David Hutchinson.
Watford edged through to the decider after they beat Plymouth Argyle 1-0, with Bernard Mensah finding the net.
Carolyn Chennells won 3-0, Lindsey Underwood lost 3-0, Sarah Beddoes lost 3-0 but saw her sister Emma win by the same margin to leave Jemma Holt to play the decider which she won 3-0 in fine style.
All Blacks prop Tony Woodcock sneaked over for the sole try in a similar rain-soaked pre-World Cup decider in Auckland four years ago.
However in the Nunthorpe contest three of the sets needed the fourth game and three the decider, the closest being Weedy's victory over Glynn Robinson at 14-12 in the decider.