Synonyms of decision
1 judgmentDictionary • The judge's decision was greeted with dismay.
judgment • The Court is expected to give its judgment within the next ten days.
finding • He said we should accept the findings of the court.
ruling • He tried to have the court ruling overturned.
order • They were arrested and executed on the orders of Stalin.
result • They were surprised by the result of their trials.
sentence • When she heard of the sentence, she said: `Is that all?'
settlement • a libel settlement
resolution • The UN had passed two major resolutions.
conclusion • We came to the conclusion that it was too difficult to combine the two techniques.
outcome • It's too early to predict the outcome of the race.
verdict • The jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict.
decree • court decrees relating to marital property
arbitration • The matter is likely to go to arbitration.
2 decisiveness • He is very much a man of decision and action.
purpose • The teachers are enthusiastic and have a sense of purpose.
resolution • He implemented policy with resolution and single-mindedness.
resolve • He doesn't weaken in his resolve.
determination • They acted with great courage and determination.
firmness • There was no denying his considerable firmness of purpose.
strength of mind or will
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arbitrationArbitration is the judging of a dispute between people or groups by someone who is not involved.
• The matter is likely to go to arbitration.
• We came to the conclusion that it was too difficult to combine the two techniques.
• court decrees relating to marital property
Thesaurus for decision from the Collins English Thesaurus
a judgment, conclusion, or resolution reached or given; verdict