What does the word decisive mean?

Usage examples for decisive

  1. The hour to strike the decisive blow had come, and it brought with it the man. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  2. Her answer was decisive. – The Queen Against Owen by Allen Upward
  3. Her refusal then should be very decisive but very considerate. – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway