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decides

verb
present tense third-person singular of decide

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2 to give an opinion about (something at issue or in dispute)
  • the judge decided that the defendant was not liable for damages

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4 to make final, definite, or beyond dispute
  • the huge sum that they were offering decided the matter: we would sell the house

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5 to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information
  • the commanding officer decided that the soldier was indeed telling the truth

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“Decides.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/decides. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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