Character 6
Hyphenation se lect
Pronunciations /sɪˈlɛkt/

Definitions and meanings of "Select"

What do we mean by select?

To take as a choice from among several; pick out. intransitive verb

To make a choice or selection. intransitive verb

Singled out in preference; chosen. adjective

Of special quality or value; choice. adjective

Of or relating to a lean grade of beef. adjective

Careful or refined in making selections; discriminating. adjective

One that is chosen in preference to others or because of special value. noun

Chosen or preferred items or people considered as a group. Often used with the. noun

To select and take up (land) under the land act; free-select. See free-selection.

To choose or pick out from a number; pick out; choose: as, to select the best; to select a site for a monument.

Synonyms To Elect, Prefer, etc. (see choose), single out, fix upon, pitch upon.

To conduct artificial selection methodically. See second quotation under methodical selection, below.

Chosen on account of special excellence or fitness; carefully picked or selected; hence, choice; composed of or containing the best, choicest, or most desirable: as, select poems; a select party; a select neighborhood.

Careful or fastidious in choice, or in associating with others; exclusive; also, made with or exhibiting carefulness or fastidiousness.

= Syn.1. Picked. See choose.

That which is selected or choice. noun

Selection. noun

To choose and take from a number; to take by preference from among others; to pick out; to cull. transitive verb

Taken from a number by preferance; picked out as more valuable or exellent than others; of special value or exellence; nicely chosen; selected; choice. adjective

Privileged, specially selected. adjective

To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.

To obtain a set of data from a database using a query.

Adjective. To be classy; of quality. Applies to people and objects alike. Widely used. Urban Dictionary

Another way to say “cool” Urban Dictionary

1. Women of the finest and most choice quality in terms of beauty and booty. See example a 2. Someone's chosen significant other who was picked over others for personal reasons. See example b 3. A woman who a man would never in this lifetime lay his hands on. See example c Urban Dictionary

Picking up cases and putting them on a pallet, destroying your body in the process Urban Dictionary

The general attractiveness of the female population at a location, particularly a gym. Urban Dictionary

A gay test that serves no purpose but for Asian parents to flex that their child is "Special" and to bully kids who didn't get in Urban Dictionary

Song, track Urban Dictionary

Only replying to a selected few people, mainly on snapchat Urban Dictionary

A wizard from the popular mmorpg Rangnarok Online. Newb Urban Dictionary

A "rare" anxiety disorder that typically starts in childhood. It's main trait is being mute in public. But this trait can extend to nonverbal communication as well. Basically social anxiety on drugs. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Select

The word "select" in example sentences

Even the Palm Pre uses a quasimode to select text: the «select» quasimode is activated by holding down the shift key on the keyboard. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I can't remember the exact name, but it was handed out after the match during the accolades process, and then became available in the title select menu. ❋ Unknown (2009)

So the aspiring lady received what she called select company on a ❋ A. R. [Illustrator] Waud (N/A)

In 1830, "Mr. Barbour, a graduate of Washington College, Connecticut," was teaching what he called a select school in Raleigh. ❋ Charles Lee (1915)

The Rev.Mr. Veal had an orrery, an electrifying machine, a turning lathe, a theatre (in the wash-house), a chemical apparatus, and what he called a select library of all the works of the best authors of ancient and modern times and languages. ❋ William Makepeace Thackeray (1837)

Jimmy Choo for H&M will probs sell out in select stores carrying it, if only because 'select' tends to mean 'in or near major shopping cities.' ❋ Alexandra Sinderbrand (2010)

Michael, I also would consider myself a "select case" in that regard, but I have a lot of cynicism in that "select" is probably pretty accurate. ❋ SVGL (2009)

One week from today Gerrymandering will be in select theaters nationwide. ❋ Jeff Reichert (2010)

The ad, entitled "Distract," will run on broadcast and cable outlets for the next few weeks in select markets in Illinois, according to the Kirk campaign. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Obrahma will select from the list of acceptable candidates submitted by Goldman Sachs. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In season, certainly in the tequila state of Jalisco, the incautious may select from a roadside array of gallons of the national drink, cheap to buy and guaranteed eventually to kill or maim. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Using that menu, a developer could quickly select from a list of existing properties and insert them in semantically appropriate locations on a web page. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Business can select from a broader pool of employees, allowing them to find employees who fit better within their systems. ❋ Unknown (2010)

At this time, Comparison Ads will only show to a small number of users in select U.S. states and is only available to a limited number of advertisers in the mortgage/refinance space. ❋ Unknown (2009)

But why would they ever opt for those conditions when the current state is so generous to those few who understand this and now wield the power to keep their lucrative markets repressed, out of state control, and kept in select hands? ❋ Unknown (2009)

About 63% of meat graded for quality is classified as choice, while 29% is classified as select. ❋ Marshall Eckblad (2011)

When Scott Caan, 33, wrote the script for Mercy (in select theaters now and available via video-on-demand), he handpicked his famous father, James, 70, to play his on-screen father in the romance. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Update 11: 10AM: The kind folks over at Blighty have let me know that a LIMITED EDITION Blighty Umbrella is being given out with the Evening Standard in select locations, tagged with a nice message ❋ Unknown (2009)

The only reason we see deflation in select products is because goods deflate and inflate at variable values, and some manage to beat the government induced level on inflation. ❋ Unknown (2009)

"[Man], [that girl] is select!" ❋ Alex Quantashassle (2005)

[Dude], that [shirt] is select! ❋ Pizzalover123986 (2018)

A. [Mariah carey], now that's my [selects]! B. Rob dissed his boys. He went to chill with his selects instead. C. (Upon walking down the street and seeing a [portly] woman) There goes Mark's selects! ❋ Diggs (2004)

Look at [nick] over there selecting, his [body] is gonna [be fucked] up. ❋ Wwegdbee (2017)

Paul: "How's the selection been at [the gym] lately? " Kevin: "Shit, all the [hot ones] are gone for [summer vacation]." ❋ Bose Einstein (2017)

[Raju] got into [selective] and [not you] how come his parents be telling everyone ❋ Your_face_ohhhh (2020)

"[the DJ] with [the boom] selection" dj who [selects] wicked tracks ❋ Anonymous (2003)

'streaks selectives' = [streaks] only replying to [a few] ❋ Daisymcxlean (2018)

"[AMAGAD] [Halp]!!!" ❋ Bleh (2004)

Child: *has [selective mutism]* Parents: [Our kid] is rude for not talking in public so instead of taking them to therapy let's leave them like this and continue to be upset at them because it must be [a choice] cause children LOVE not having friends! Lol! ❋ VioletThePurple (2021)

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