1. 1〔規則〕a rule; a regulation ⇒きそく(規則)
    • 会の決まりを守る
    • follow [obey] 「the rules of the association [the club regulations]
    • 決まりを破る
    • break [disobey] the rules ((of a group))
  1. 2〔解決〕a settlement;〔決定〕a conclusion;〔合意〕an agreement;〔取り決め〕an arrangement
    • この件はなかなか決まりがつかない
    • This matter is proving rather hard to settle.
    • よし,それで話は決まりだ
    • Right. [O.K.] That settles it.
    • 話は決まりがついた
    • We 「arrived at [reached] a conclusion [an agreement].
    • 早く仕事に決まりをつけよう
    • Let's hurry up and finish the job.
  1. 3〔習慣〕a habit; a custom
    • 会社の帰りに一杯やるのが彼の決まりだ
    • He is in the habit of stopping for a drink on the way home from the office.
    • また彼のお決まりのぼやきが始まった
    • He's started on his usual grumbling again.
  1. 4〔けじめ〕
    • 生活にきちんと決まりをつけたらどうだ
    • How about putting a bit of order into your life?/How about trying to lead 「a more ordered [a better regulated/a more organized] life?
    • code
    • rule
    • [参考]「決まる (be decidedなど)」という動詞で使われることが多い。