décider

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French décider, borrowed from Latin decidere.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /de.si.de/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

décider

  1. (intransitive) to decide
    J'ai décidé d'aller à Paris pour l'été.
    I decided to go to Paris for the summer.
  2. (transitive) to persuade, convince (someone à faire to do)
  3. (reflexive) to make a decision, to make up one's mind

Usage notes[edit]

  • Décider is followed by de when preceding an infinitive verb.

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Norman[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēcīdō, dēcīdere (cut off, decide), from (down from) + caedō (cut).

Verb[edit]

décider (gerund décid'die)

  1. (Jersey) to decide