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decisive able to make firm decisions or end arguments. [2 definitions]
deck the floor on a ship or boat. Sometimes a ship has several decks at different levels. [4 definitions]
declaration the act of declaring or making something known.
Declaration of Independence the public document by which the thirteen American colonies declared their independence from England in 1776.
declarative sentence a sentence that makes a statement. There are many examples of declarative sentences, such as, "It is raining outside."
declare to announce in a formal way. [3 definitions]
declare war on to state an intention or plan to make war against.
decline to refuse to do, in a polite way. [4 definitions]
decode to change from code into ordinary language.
decompose to decay.
decorate to make more beautiful by adding decorations or designs. [2 definitions]
decoration an act of decorating. [3 definitions]
decorative adding to how attractive a thing is visually.
decoy something used to attract animals or people into danger. Wooden decoys in the shape of birds or animals are often used by hunters to lead animals into a trap. [2 definitions]
decrease to become less or smaller. [4 definitions]
decree an official order or decision by a ruler or government. [2 definitions]
dedicate to set apart for a special use or purpose. [5 definitions]
dedication the ceremony of opening something newly built, such as a building, a park, or a ship. [2 definitions]
deduct to subtract from another amount or sum.
deduction something that is subtracted or deducted. [3 definitions]
deed an act or action. [2 definitions]