verb (used with object), de·cid·ed, de·cid·ing.
verb (used without object), de·cid·ed, de·cid·ing.
Origin of decide
Examples from the Web for decider
Here The Decider becomes The Second-Guesser; Decision Points is a confessional masked as a memoir.
Still, it felt like we were watching The Decider vs. The Agonizer.
On November 9, the Decider will release his presidential memoir, Decision Points.
At a reunion for George W. Bush's administration on February 26, the Decider joked about his upcoming memoir.
What this decider wanted to do was consider all options, even the ones he—and they—knew he was not prepared to take.
A life force, the giver of life, the decider of life, the repository of all animal life on the entire planet.The World That Couldn't Be|Clifford Donald Simak
British Dictionary definitions for decider (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for decider (2 of 2)
Word Origin for decide
Word Origin and History for decider
late 14c., "to settle a dispute," from Old French decider, from Latin decidere "to decide, determine," literally "to cut off," from de- "off" (see de-) + caedere "to cut" (see -cide). For Latin vowel change, see acquisition. Sense is of resolving difficulties "at a stroke." Meaning "to make up one's mind" is attested from 1830. Related: Decided; deciding.