decided

adjective de·cid·ed

Definition of decided

  1. 1 :  unquestionable holds a decided advantage over the competition His most popular hat … has a medium-width brim with a decided curl. — Greg Tasker speaks with a decided lisp

  2. 2 :  free from doubt or wavering has decided ideas on politics

decidedly

adverb

decidedness

noun

Examples of decided in a sentence

  1. a decided hint of perfume on her skin

Origin and Etymology of decided

see decide


First Known Use: 1790


DECIDED Defined for English Language Learners

decided

adjective de·cid·ed

Definition of decided for English Language Learners

  • : clear and definite : easy to notice


DECIDED Defined for Kids

decided

adjective de·cid·ed \di-ˈsī-dəd\

Definition of decided for Students

  1. 1 :  unmistakable The older students had a decided advantage.

  2. 2 :  free from doubt “That's enough about lessons,” the Gryphon interrupted in a very decided tone … — Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

decidedly

adverb a decidedly French accent


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