make up one's mind

make up one's mind
verb
reach, make, or come to a decision about something (Freq. 10)
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We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

Syn: ↑decide, ↑determine
Derivationally related forms: ↑determinant (for: ↑determine), ↑determination (for: ↑determine), ↑decisive (for: ↑decide), ↑decision (for: ↑decide), ↑deciding (for: ↑decide)
Hyponyms:
measure, ↑mensurate, ↑measure out, ↑choose, ↑take, ↑select, ↑pick out, ↑will, ↑seal, ↑purpose, ↑resolve, ↑rule, ↑decree, ↑orient, ↑orientate, ↑judge, ↑adjudicate, ↑try, ↑regulate, ↑regularize, ↑regularise, ↑order, ↑govern
Entailment: ↑debate, ↑deliberate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s that CLAUSE

(for: ↑determine)
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Somebody ——s whether INFINITIVE

(for: ↑determine)
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s

(for: ↑decide)
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Somebody ——s that CLAUSE

(for: ↑decide)
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Somebody ——s whether INFINITIVE

(for: ↑decide)

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DECIDE, come to a decision, make/reach a decision; settle on a plan of action, come to a conclusion, reach a conclusion; determine, resolve.
make

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make up one's mind
To come to a decision
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Main Entry:make
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make up one's mind
To come to a decision
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Main Entry:mind

* * *

make a decision; decide

he made up his mind to attend the meeting


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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