- v. 决定；判断；断定
- （使下）决心，决意， 使决断
- vt. & vi. 下决心; (使)决定 settle a question or a doubt; make up one's mind
- vt. & vi. 解决,裁决,肯定,断定 give a judgement
reach, make, or come to a decision about something;
"We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
bring to an end; settle conclusively;
"The case was decided"
"The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"
"The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"
cause to decide;
"This new development finally decided me!"
influence or determine;
"The vote in New Hampshire often decides the outcome of the Presidential election"
- That decided me to leave my job.
- A chance meeting decided my career.
- He decided to get married.
- Don't decide on important matters too quickly.
- It's difficult to decide between the two.
- For each pair of sentences, decide where to use the active or passive form of the verb.
- Now you must decide.
- It is for you to decide.
- You are the one to decide.
- I have been waiting all day for them to decide.
- You must decide a week ahead.
- You should decide according to the changing situation.
- It's the financiers who decide.
- The news decided me.
- Your words have decided him.
- What he said decided me.
- It is man, and not any weapons, that decides the outcome of a war.
- We must decide that ourselves.
- The African people alone can decide the fate of Africa.
- It is the people who decide the fate of mankind.
- I've got to decide our whole future.
- They are having a discussion to decide the policy.
- I can't decide the date of the meeting.
- The judge decided the case.
- We decided the question by experiment.
- We can't decide anything now.
- She always decides things without knowing all the facts.
- I'll decide a solution to the problem.
- The new information decided the argument.
- That battle decided the entire military situation.
- A goal in the last minute decided the match.
- It was this that decided the fate of the company.
- Nothing is decided yet.
- The question must be decided at once.
- The case is to be decided by the International Court.
- The question will be decided by putting it to a vote.
- In this world, things are complicated and are decided by many factors.
- The social system of a country should be chosen and decided by its own people.
- He has decided to go abroad.
- We have decided to go to France for our holidays.
- The painting caught his fancy and he decided to buy it then and there.
- The presidium has decided to hold this evening's meeting elsewhere.
- We decided to take her advice and postpone our trip.
- He decided to give a one-man show.
- The city authorities decided to crack down on illegal trading.
- We've decided to put off our trip till next Friday, owing to the bad weather.
- The municipal people's government has decided to do away with overhead wires.
- They decided not to accept the invitation.
- He decided not to tell a lie again.
- She hasn't decided to become a teacher.
- He hasn't decided to go to Xinjiang after graduation.
- They have not decided not to move to Wuchang.
- He has decided not to give up smoking.
- We must decide what to do with them.
- We haven't decided where to build the school.
- My brother could not decide how to spend the sum of money.
- They decide when to begin the meeting.
- I can't decide whether to go or not.
- He decided that the doorbell was broken.
- We've decided that it's no use to worry.
- Before Emma went to sleep she had quite decided that it was foolish and wrong to try to bring any two people together.
- Our teacher decided that it would be better to start at once.
- More and more people decided that they would buy the new cars.
- We've decided that our sports meeting should be put off till next Monday.
- We decided that we should give him as much help as possible.
- He decided that he might as well have it out with her.
- More and more people are deciding that political power must be the backbone of every new advance.
- He decided that he had been wrong.
- I decided that she had missed the train.
- He could not decide what he should do next.
- They had to decide what was the matter with Apollo 13.
- Of all those facts I can't decide as to what is the most important.
- Only you can decide what's best for you.
- I can't decide which I should take.
- He will decide tomorrow where and how he will spend this coming Sunday.
- Let's first decide where we should go.
- She has decided how she should settle the matter.
- The federal courts decide whether the laws made by the Congress are in accordance with the Constitution.
- They haven't decided whether they will go to London or Berlin.
- I couldn't decide whether she was joking or not.
- It has been decided to postpone the plan.
- After a warm discussion it was decided to start building the new airport right away.
- It has been decided to build a factory here.
- It has been decided that the meeting should be postponed.
- It has been decided that the exhibition shall not be open on Sunday.
- It has been decided that Mr. Li will teach us English.
- It was decided at the meeting that Mr. Smith would be in charge of the trade- union work.
- It has been decided that we should design the machine ourselves.
- It is decided that a special committee shall see to this matter.
- It is not decided who will go to the meeting instead of you.
- What decided you to vote for him?
- What decided you to give up trying?
- Prof.Wang's words decided her to catch up with others.
- His reputation had decided me to confide a secret to him.
- What decided you to change your mind about going?
- His honesty decided me to employ him.
- It was this which finally decided me to come to India.
- He decided her as silly.
- There is a decided difference between Chinese and Western culture.
- This is a decided victory, but whether it is a decisive one only time can tell.
- I suppose cost shouldn't be a deciding factor.
- Jack, he decided, was the very person for the job.
- Her mother, he decided, was an invalid.
- decide about (v.+prep.)
决定 make a decision on sth
decide about sth/v-ing
They have decided about it.
As to the journey, we shall decide about that later.
I want to think it over before I decide about joining it.
- decide against (v.+prep.)
判决…败诉; 判决…不利 deliver a verdict or judgement against; find against
decide against sth/v-ing
But I decided against it.
They decided against a picnic in the park.
After talking the matter over, we decided against the plan.
He decided against the action finally.
We decided against a big wedding ceremony.
The Greens decided against a holiday in Italy.
They decided against an expensive education for their children.
The family have decided against camping in the mountains.
They decided against having a second child.
We decided against punishing him.
The committee decided against holding an election.
They decided against going there on Sunday.
At the meeting we decided against carrying out the plan.
在会上我们决定不执行这项计划。decide against sb
The court decided against the defendant.
法院判决被告败诉。decide sth against sb
The case was decided against Mr.Johnson.
- decide between (v.+prep.)
作出抉择 choose between two things or people or doing different things
decide between sth/v-ing
He had to decide between the two.
We must decide between going home and staying at school during this winter vacation.
- decide for (v.+prep.)
有利于 give judgment in favour of sb making a request in court
- decide on〔upon〕 (v.+prep.)
就…作出决定,决定要 make a choice; choose from two or more possibilities
decide on〔upon〕 sth/v-ing/wh-clause/wh-to-v
Peter decided on a blue sweater.
He has decided on a new car.
What date have you decided on?
At first I didn't know which one would be the best, but afterwards I decided on this.
They decided on a cab which would seat three.
Harriet took a long time to decide upon the articles she wished to buy.
The two nations have decided on the establishment of diplomatic relations.
We felt that we must decide on something.
Let's put our heads together and decide on a plan of action.
Don't decide on important matters too quickly.
Finally we decided on the tasks we should undertake.
He decided upon the law, and he entered my father's office as an office boy.
OK,I have decided on buying the jacket.How much is it?
He decided on helping us.
I have decided (up)on seeing a film.
They decided on adjourning the session.
They've decided on building a power plant there.
They have decided on getting married next year.
I've decided on going to America for my holidays.
I decided on spending the vacation by the sea.
It is necessary to decide on which type of fuel is most suitable.
He has decided on where to go.
Has the list of candidates been decided upon?
They need a new car, but the precise model is still to be decided on.
他们想买一辆新车,但确切的型号尚未决定。decide sb on sth
When I was 17,I opened an inviting letter that decided me on my choice of colleges.
- decide a case 判决案件
- decide a contest 裁判竞赛
- decide a controversy 解决争论
- decide a difference 解决分歧
- decide a dispute 解决争执
- decide a plan 决定计划
- decide a solution to the problem 确定解决问题的办法
- decide an issue 解决争端
- decide doubt 解决疑问
- decide matter 调查某事
- decide question 解决问题
- decide sb's future 决定某人的前途
- decide the destiny of the world 决定世界的命运
- decide the outcome of an experiment 决定实验的结果
- decide the truth 调查真相
- decide victory or defeat 决定胜负
- decide what is right and what is wrong 判断是非
- decide already 已经决定
- decide early 早早地决定
- decide not much 没有决定
- decide never much 从未决定
- decide adversely 不利地决定
- decide affirmatively 肯定地决定
- decide authentically 可信地决定
- decide authoritatively 权威地决定
- decide conclusively 最后地决定
- decide confusedly 不明确地决定
- decide definitely 明确决定
- decide discreetly 小心地决定
- decide emphatically 重点决定
- decide finally 最后决定
- decide immediately 马上决定
- decide impartially 公正地决定
- decide irrevocably 无法改变地决定
- decide mentally 内心决定
- decide politically 政治上地决定
- decide positively 明确地决定
- decide promptly 适当地决定
- decide quickly 快速地决定
- decide resolutely 结果性地决定
- decide satisfactorily 满意地决定
- decide spectacularly 特殊地决定
- decide speedily 快速地决定
- decide technically 技术上地决定
- decide theoretically 理论上决定
- decide unanimously 一致决定
- decide wisely 聪明地决定
- decide about 对…作出决定
- decide about the matter 就此事作出决定
- decide against 做不利于…的决定
- decide against buying a car 决定不买车
- decide against leaving 决定不离开
- decide against the plaintiff 判决不利于原告
- decide against the plan 决不采纳这项计划
- decide between the two 两者取一
- decide in favour of the defendant 作出了有利于被告的判决
- decide for 判定…正确,由…决定
- decide for in favour of 作出对…有利的决定
- decide for oneself 由自己来决定
- decide for the plaintiff 判决有利于原告
- decide on 决定,决心,决断,选定
- decide on a course of action 制定出行动方针
- decide on a measure 决定一项措施
- decide on a new computer 选定一台新计算机
- decide on a plan of action 决定一项行动计划
- decide on a policy 决定一项政策
- decide on a target 决定目标
- decide on adjourning the session 决定休会
- decide on another try 决定再试一试
- decide on art as a career 选定艺术为职业
- decide on going abroad 决定到国外去
- decide on leaving 决定离开
- decide on the state budget 决定国家预算
Deeds must decide our Fate.出自： Pope
The fight [a boxing-match]..will..be decided upon points.出自： Conan Doyle
The only evidence that can decide a case of malpractice is expert evidence.出自： G. B. Shaw
- decide用作不及物动词时,通常跟介词about或on〔upon〕。跟on〔upon〕连用时表示“就重大事情作出决定”或在多种情况〔事物〕中“作出选择”; 与about连用时表示“就一般事情作出决定”。
- decide用作及物动词表示“决定”“决心”时,可接名词、代词、动词不定式、带疑问词的动词不定式或虚拟的名词从句作宾语。decide不可以直接跟动名词,但decide on可以接动名词短语。
- decide作“肯定,断定”解时所跟that从句要用陈述语气; 如作“决定”“决意”解要用虚拟语气。
- decide后还可接动词不定式或“as+ adj. ”充当补足语的复合宾语。
- decide sth, decide on sth
- decide sth 意为“决定”“解决”,表示解决某个悬而未决的问题,使用范围较窄,一般接question, case, argument, dispute, outcome, match, fate等; 而decide on sb/sth 意思是“选定”“决定”,表示从几个事物或人中选定一个,使用范围较广。
- decide about, decide on
- 1.必须作出决定而涉及的一般事物用 about ,已决定的事情用on。例如:
- We still have to decide about a date for the meeting.我们还得决定一个开会的日期。
- What date have you decided on?你已决定什么日期?
- 2.decide跟on连用时表示“就重大事情作出决定”或在多种情况〔事物〕中“作出选择”; 与about连用时表示“就一般事情作出决定”。例如:
- She decided about the red shoes.她决定买这双红鞋。
- They decided on the route they were to take in development.他们确定了在发展中要走的路线。
- decide, determine, fix, make up one's mind, resolve, settle
- 1.decide是普通用词,指经过讨论、思考消除分歧而对是非、优劣、取舍等问题“作出决定”; resolve强调信念的目的性; 而settle则强调最后的“决定”。例如:
- From that moment she resolved to trace the unknown element.从那时起,她决心找出这种未知的元素。
- He resolved that nothing should hold back.他决心不为任何阻碍所挫。
- The heavy rain might settle the changeable weather.这场大雨也许能使变幻不定的天气稳定下来。
- His advice determined me against further delay.他的劝告使我决定不再拖延。
- He is determined to break away all the bad habits.他决心改掉所有坏习惯。
- An X-ray determined that no bones were broken.经X光测定,没有发生骨折。
- Once the aim is fixed, we should not change it arbitrarily.目标一经确定,我们就不要随意改变。
- 4.make up one's mind指下决心做某事,不再改变。例如:
- Have you made up your mind about it?关于这件事,你拿定主意了没有?
- They have made up their minds to set off tomorrow afternoon.他们决定明天下午动身。
- They have decided the matter.
- They have decided about the matter.
- They have decided on the matter.
误 He decided trying again.
正 He decided to try again.
- ☆ 直接源自中古法语的decider；最初源自拉丁语的decidere，意为下决心，解决，决定，裁决。