HyperDic: select

English > 3 senses of the word select:
VERBcognitionselect, choose, take, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
ADJECTIVEallselect, choice, prime, prize, qualityof superior grade
allselect, blue-ribbonselected or chosen for special qualifications
select > pronunciation
Soundssahleh'kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > select: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf superior grade.
Example "select peaches"
Synonymschoice, prime, prize, quality
BroadersuperiorOf high or superior quality or performance
Spanishdistinguido, excelente, florido, selecto, superior
Catalandistingit, excel·lent, selecte, superior
English > select: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningselected or chosen for special qualifications.
Synonymblue-ribbon
BroadersuperiorOf high or superior quality or performance
Spanishselecto
English > select: 3 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey select him to write the letter
Example "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
Synonymschoose, take, 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
Adjectivesselectivetending to select
selectivecharacterized by very careful or fastidious selection
Nounsselectionthe act of choosing or selecting
selectora person who chooses or selects out

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