Pronunciation: (di-sizh'un),[key] —n. 1. the act or process of deciding; determination, as of a question or doubt, by making a judgment: They must make a decision between these two contestants. 2. the act of or need for making up one's mind: This is a difficult decision. 3. something that is decided; resolution: He made a poor decision. 4. a judgment, as one formally pronounced by a court.
5. the quality of being decided; firmness: He spoke with decision. 6. the final score in any sport or contest: The decision was 5 to 4 in favor of the home team. 7. Boxing.the awarding of a victory in a match not decided by a knockout or technical knockout, usually through a vote of the referee and judges.
—v.t. Boxing.to win a victory over (one's opponent) by a point score rather than a knockout.