HyperDic: choose

English > 3 senses of the word choose:
VERBcognitionchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
cognitionchoose, prefer, optselect as an alternative over another
cognitionchoosesee fit or proper to act in a certain way
choose > pronunciation
Soundschuw'z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > choose: 3 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey choose him to write the letter
Example "Choose a good husband for your daughter"
Synonymstake, select, pick out
Entailed bybuy, purchaseObtain by purchase
Narroweradopt, follow, espousechoose and follow
anointChoose by or as if by divine intervention
assign, specify, set apartselect something or someone for a specific purpose
cream off, skim offpick the best
cull out, winnowselect desirable parts from a group or list
dialchoose by means of a dial
drawselect or take in from a given group or region
electchoose
electselect by a vote for an office or membership
empanel, impanel, panelselect from a list
excerpt, extract, take outtake out of a literary work in order to cite / cite or copy
fieldselect (a team or individual player) for a game / game / game
nominate, proposePut forward
pickselect carefully from a group
plump, goGive support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
screen, screen out, sieve, sortExamine in order to test suitability
sieve, siftdistinguish and separate out
sieve out, pick overseparate or remove
single outselect from a group
specify, set, determine, define, fix, limitdecide upon or fix definitely
think ofchoose in one's mind
voteExpress one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution
vote inelect in a voting process
Broaderdecide, make up one's mind, determinereach, make, or come to a decision about something
Spanishcoger, decantar, elegir, escoger, optar, seleccionar, tomar, triar
Catalandecantar, elegir, escollir, optar, seleccionar, triar
English > choose: 3 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningselect as an alternative over another.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey choose him to write the letter
Example"I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"
Synonymsprefer, opt
EntailscompareExamine and note the similarities or differences of
Narroweropt out, cop outchoose not to do something, as out of fear of failing
Spanishdecantar, elegir, escoger, optar, preferir, seleccionar, triar
Catalandecantar, elegir, optar, preferir, seleccionar, triar
English > choose: 3 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningSee fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Spanishelegir, escoger
Catalanelegir

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