Hindi translation of 'decide'
decide /dɪˈsaɪd डिˈसाइड्/
Word forms: decides, deciding, decided
1. transitive verb
If you decide to do something, you choose to do it.
She decided to do a secretarial course.
He decided that he would drive back to town at once.
decide in favour of/against something
2. transitive verb
If a person or group of people decides something, they choose what something should be like or how a particular problem should be solved.
This will be taken into account when deciding her sentence.
a court/judge/jury decides something
a government/board/committee decides something
decide somebody's fate/future
decide the matter/issue/outcome
decide a case/sentence
3. transitive verb
If you decide that something is the case, you form that opinion after considering the facts.
राय कायम करना
He decided Franklin must be suffering from a bad cold.
I couldn't decide whether they were insane or just stupid.
4. transitive verb
If an event or fact decides something, it makes a particular result definite or unavoidable.
His exam results will decide if he will win a place at a good university.
Luck is not the only deciding factor.
If you decide on something or decide upon something, you choose it from two or more possibilities.
Therese decided on a career in publishing.
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Example Sentences Including 'decide'
They're giving me some time to decide where I want to go, what I want to do.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
But the operation was nothing compared to what we went through before, having to decide.SEX (2001)
She told him to consider the consequences and gave him a week to decide.CHAMELEON (2002)
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'decide' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يُقَرِّرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: decidir
- Chinese: 决定
- Croatian: odlučiti
- Czech: rozhodnout (se) rozhodovat (se)
- Danish: beslutte
- Dutch: beslissen
- European Spanish: decidir
- Finnish: päättää
- French: décider
- German: entscheiden (sich)
- Greek: αποφασίζω
- Italian: decidere
- Japanese: 決定する
- Korean: 결심하다
- Norwegian: bestemme
- Polish: zdecydować decydować
- Portuguese: decidir
- Romanian: a decide
- Russian: решать
- Spanish: decidir
- Swedish: bestämma
- Thai: ตัดสินใจ
- Turkish: karar vermek
- Ukrainian: вирішувати вирішити
- Vietnamese: quyết định
Translation of decide from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary