Meaning of decisive


Pronunciation: (di-sī'siv), [key]
— adj.
  1. having the power or quality of deciding; putting an end to controversy; crucial or most important: Your argument was the decisive one.
  2. characterized by or displaying no or little hesitation; resolute; determined: The general was known for his decisive manner.
  3. indisputable; definite: a decisive defeat.
  4. unsurpassable; commanding: a decisive lead in the voting.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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