decide upon something

decide upon something
deˈcide on/upon sth derived
to choose sth from a number of possibilities

We're still trying to decide on a venue.

I can't decide on who to invite.

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  • decide on something — deˈcide on/upon sth derived to choose sth from a number of possibilities • We re still trying to decide on a venue. • I can t decide on who to invite. Main entry: ↑decidederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • decide on — PHRASAL VERB If you decide on something or decide upon something, you choose it from two or more possibilities. [V P n] After leaving university, Therese decided on a career in publishing. Syn: choose …   English dictionary

  • decide on/upon — [phrasal verb] decide on/upon (something) : to choose (something) after thinking about the possible choices He decided on blue rather than green. We looked at all the cats in the pet store and finally decided on a little black and white one. I am …   Useful english dictionary

  • decide — de·cide vb de·cid·ed, de·cid·ing vt: to determine (as a case or issue) by making a decision (as a final judgment): adjudicate (1, 2) compare find, hold vi: to make a decision …   Law dictionary

  • Something Childish But Very Natural — is a 1914 short story by Katherine Mansfield. It was first published posthumously in the Adelphi , though it was written in 1914. [Katherine Mansfield, Selected Stories , Oxford World s Classics, explanatory notes] Plot summaryAt a train station …   Wikipedia

  • decide — de|cide W1S1 [dıˈsaıd] v [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: décider, from Latin decidere to cut off, decide ] 1.) [I and T] to make a choice or judgment about something, especially after considering all the possibilities or arguments →↑decision… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • decide — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. determine, elect, choose, settle, fix; make up one s mind; arbitrate. See resolution, choice, certainty, cause. Ant., vacillate, straddle the fence. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. settle, settle upon, fix… …   English dictionary for students

  • decide — decider, n. /di suyd /, v., decided, deciding. v.t. 1. to solve or conclude (a question, controversy, or struggle) by giving victory to one side: The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff. 2. to determine or settle (something in… …   Universalium

  • decide — [c]/dəˈsaɪd / (say duh suyd) verb (decided, deciding) –verb (t) 1. to determine or settle (a question, controversy, struggle, etc.) by giving victory to one side. 2. to adjust or settle (anything in dispute or doubt). 3. to bring (a person) to a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • To settle upon — Settle Set tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Settled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Settling}.] [OE. setlen, AS. setlan. [root]154. See {Settle}, n. In senses 7, 8, and 9 perhaps confused with OE. sahtlen to reconcile, AS. sahtlian, fr. saht reconciliation, sacon to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English