Quick answer
"Decide" is a form of "decidir", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to decide". "He decidido" is a phrase which is often translated as "I've decided". Learn more about the difference between "decide" and "he decidido" below.
decidir(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make a decision about)
a. to decide
Su hija aún no ha decidido qué quiere estudiar.Their daughter has not yet decided what she wants to study.
2. (to make a choice about)
a. to decide
Decidamos qué vamos a cenar.Let's decide what to have for dinner.
decidirse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to settle)
a. to make up one's mind
Todo lo que tienes que hacer es decidirte y pasar a la acción.All you have to do is make up your mind and take action.
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he decidido
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. I've decided
He decidido que quiero vivir en el campo en lugar de en la ciudad.I've decided I want to live in the country instead of the city.
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