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決 means 'decide'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 175   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-3    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 17    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 101 words   Used in 277 words   Used in 12 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   ケツ
Kun
   める to decide   まる to be decided
Kun    -ぎ   さ
⿰   () water   decide  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 決 is used 23 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 決 is used 270 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
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ケツ : 115 words FIND ALL
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settlement; solution; resolution
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ケツ (read as けっ) : 112 words FIND ALL
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decision; determination
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める : 33 words FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to decide; to choose; to determine; to make up one's mind; to resolve; to set one's heart on; to settle; to arrange; to set; to appoint; to fix
2. to clinch (a victory); to decide (the outcome of a match)
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める (read as ぎ) : 9 words FIND ALL
noun, noun (suffix)
contracted regular payment, e.g. monthly, weekly, etc.; by the (month, week, etc.)  (see also: 月極め, 日極め; often written with kana only)
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(read as さく) : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: しゃくる
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to dig out; to gouge out; to hollow out  (often written with kana only)
2. to scoop; to ladle; to bail
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Henshall: 289 (originally: 271)  Joy o' Kanji : 271  Key to Kanji: 262 

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ケツ   きめる to decide   きまる to be decided   
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スイ   みず water   
カイ   ケツ    decide, determine   
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