deciding deciding  /də ˈsaɪ dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cognitive process of reaching a decision
  2. (adj) having the power or quality of deciding

Usage(s):

  1. Whether you're deciding between French teachers or you just want to vent about last semester's lousy history lecturer, Rate My Professors is the place to go.
  2. January 3rd marked the start of the nearly six-month-long process of Americans decidingstate-by-statewho they want on the presidential ballot in November.
  3. He calculated that Israel couldn't rule the Palestinians there and remain a democracy; he had no trouble deciding which was more important.

News

  1. How to Avoid Big Brother's Gaze

    Deciding on the level of encryption you should be using requires careful consideration.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CIO

  2. Lehigh County commissioners again delay deciding fate of Hamilton Crossings

    After nearly three hours of discussion, Lehigh County commissioners again delayed deciding the fate of the Hamilton Crossings shopping center in Lower Macungie Township. Before them on Wednesday night was an ordinance approving the county’s participation in tax increment financing –TIF –for the $140 million development. Developers of the upscale shopping center maintain they cannot build it ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  3. Conley forces deciding 3rd game in state baseball finals

    Davis Kirkpatrick led gutsy DH Conley to a 7-6 win over Weddington on Saturday afternoon forcing a third and deciding game in the State 3A Baseball Championship series. Tonight's third and deciding
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WNCT Greenville

Quotes

  1. "I thank you, Pennsylvania, for deciding I can be that president. Some people counted me out and said to drop out," Clinton said. "Well, the American people don't quit and they deserve a president who doesn't quit, either."
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: NewsBlaze

  2. "I like Crawford," Mr. Bush said. "Unfortunately after eight years of asking her to sacrifice, I'm now no longer the decision maker. She'll be deciding, thanks for the suggestion. I suggest you don't yell it out when she's here."
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "In deciding, we must walk a fine line: We have an obligation to prevent fraud and abusive lending; at the same time, we must tread carefully so as not to suppress responsible lending or eliminate refunding opportunities for subprime borrowers,"...
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: International Herald Tribune

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