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Pronunciation: /dɪˈsaɪd/

Translation of decide in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (reach a decision)to decide to do
    (after much thought) decidersi a fare
    I decided that I would leave
    decisi di partire, che sarei partito
    I decided that he should leave
    decisi che doveva partire
    to decide how to do
    decidere come fare
    to decide where, when
    decidere dove, quando
    he hasn't decided whether to resign, sign
    non ha deciso se dimettersi o meno, se firmare o meno o non ha ancora deciso se si dimetterà, se firmerà
    it was decided to wait
    si decise di aspettare
    have you decided what you're going to do?
    hai deciso che cosa farai?
    nothing has been decided yet
    non è ancora stato deciso niente
  • 3 (persuade)to decide somebody to do
    indurre qualcuno a fare
    what finally decided you to buy it?
    che cosa ti ha fatto decidere di comprarlo?
    it was his selfishness that finally decided me to leave
    alla fine è stato il suo egoismo che mi ha fatto decidere di partire
    that's what decided him against moving house
    questo è stato il motivo per cui ha deciso di non traslocare

intransitive verb

  • let her decide
    lasciala decidere
    it's up to him to decide I can't decide
    non riesco a decidere
    fate decided otherwise have you decided?
    hai preso una decisione?
    to decide against doing to decide against
    pronunciarsi contro (plan, idea, candidate)
    to decide against the red dress
    (choose not to buy) decidere di non acquistare il vestito rosso
    (choose not to wear) decidere di non indossare il vestito rosso
    to decide between
    scegliere tra (applicants, books)
    to decide in favour of doing to decide in favour of
    (jury, judge)
    pronunciarsi a favore di (plaintiff)
    (panel, judges)
    scegliere (candidate, applicant)

Phrasal verbs

decide on:

1 decide on [something] 1.1 (choose)
scegliere (hat, wallpaper, holiday)
to decide on a career in law
decidersi per la carriera legale
1.2 (come to a decision on)
decidere a riguardo di, stabilire (measure, policy, course of action, size, budget)
2 decide on [somebody]
scegliere (member, applicant)
selezionare (team)
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