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Definitions of "select"
- To take as a choice from among several; pick out. verb-transitive
- To make a choice or selection. verb-intransitive
- Singled out in preference; chosen: a select few. adjective
- Of special quality or value; choice: select peaches. 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
- Privileged, specially selected. adjective
- Of high quality; top-notch. adjective
- To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options. 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
- To choose and take from a number; to take by preference from among others; to pick out; to cull. verb-transitive
- 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.