To decisively something is to reach a definite conclusion about something. When you decisively win a game, you win by scoring more points than your opponent.

  • He decisively won the game by scoring two goals in the last few minutes.

  • She decisively rejected his offer.

Definition of decisively


with firmness




with finality; conclusively


in an indisputable degree

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Example Sentences for decisively

  • 1

    Again, this is the conclusive decision on the matter.

  • 2

    The final decision is by no means a foregone conclusion.

  • 3

    The appellate decision affirms the trial decision.

  • 4

    The decision was unlawful.

  • 5

    If a decision is appealed, it is not effectual until a final decision is made.

  • 6

    In the movie, the decision is spontaneous.

  • 7

    The absurdity of this decision is astonishing.

  • 8

    The decision for the censorship is unknown.

  • 9

    The decision of the court was not retroactive.

  • 10

    The decision was deferred by the Minister.