decide against

Definition of decide against

1 :to decide not to do something
  • I decided against telling her.
2 :to find (someone) guilty in a court of law
  • The jury decided against the defendant.

Word by Word Definitions

decide play
  1. : to make a final choice or judgment about

  2. : to select as a course of action

  3. : to infer on the basis of evidence : conclude

against play
  1. : in opposition or hostility to

  2. : contrary to

  3. : in competition with

  1. : in preparation for the time when


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