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1. choose

verb. ['ˈtʃuːz'] pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.

Synonyms

  • vote in
  • screen out
  • propose
  • fix
  • assign
  • draw
  • select
  • decide
  • espouse
  • screen
  • set
  • specify
  • field
  • vote
  • set apart
  • follow
  • think of
  • make up one's mind
  • plump
  • take out
  • pick out
  • determine
  • single out
  • pick
  • winnow
  • pick over
  • extract
  • go
  • anoint
  • excerpt
  • sieve
  • sift
  • sieve out
  • cull out
  • cream off
  • empanel
  • elect
  • impanel
  • panel
  • limit
  • define
  • skim off
  • dial
  • sort
  • take
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • stay
  • leave office
  • give

Etymology

  • chose (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chosen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Choose

  • misconstrues
  • transfuse
  • newport-news
  • santa-cruz
  • drive-thrus
  • disabuse
  • aeroperu's
  • worldnews
  • underuse
  • primenews
  • kangaroos
  • excuse
  • confuse
  • chartreuse
  • suffuse
  • shampoos
  • revues
  • reviews
  • review's
  • refuse
  • recuse
  • overuse
  • misuse
  • infuse
  • diffuse
  • defuse
  • bocuse
  • bemuse
  • toulouse
  • tattoos

How do you pronounce choose?

Pronounce choose as ʧuz.

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Sentences with choose


1. Verb, base form
Your employer may choose to calculate federal income tax withholding using the percentage method rather than IRS tax tables.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some farmers choose to only feed the cattle pasture as a way of keeping costs down.

3. Adjective
diet, choose white rice, applesauce without the skins and refined-grain toast to avoid consuming too much fiber.

Quotes about choose


1. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...
- Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

2. You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world...but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

3. I choose my actors well and get to know the quirks of their personalities - and, most of all, I share humor with them. Then I keep my eyes open when they rehearse and perform, because you never know where the next stimulation comes from.
- George Cukor

2. choose

verb. ['ˈtʃuːz'] select as an alternative over another.

Synonyms

  • opt out
  • opt
  • cop out
  • prefer

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • chose (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chosen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. choose

verb. ['ˈtʃuːz'] see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • pass judgment
  • evaluate

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain

Etymology

  • chose (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chosen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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