Meaning of DECISION in English


n. Function: noun

1 a position arrived at after consideration FF1C; the decision of the committee remains firm FF1E;

Synonyms: conclusion, determination, resolution, settlement

Related Words: accord, agreement, understanding; accommodation, adjustment, arrangement; compromise, reconciliation; choice, preference, selection

Contrasted Words: deadlock, draw, stalemate, standoff, tie

2 freedom from doubt or wavering FF1C; a man of unusual decision FF1E;

Synonyms: decidedness, determination, firmness, purposefulness, purposiveness, resoluteness, resolution, resolve

Related Words: doggedness, obstinacy, obstinance, perseverance, persistence, stubbornness; earnestness, seriousness; backbone, fortitude, grit, pluck

Contrasted Words: changeableness, indetermination, irresolution; uncertainty, unsureness; faltering, fluctuation, hesitation, vacillation, wavering

Antonyms: indecision

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.