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1. selection

noun. ['səˈlɛkʃən'] the act of choosing or selecting.

Synonyms

  • action
  • willing
  • vote
  • ballot
  • coloration
  • voting
  • conclusion
  • option
  • balloting
  • pick
  • casting
  • sampling
  • election
  • determination
  • decision
  • volition
  • colouration

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

Etymology

  • selectio (Latin)
  • selectus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Natural Selection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection
  • injection

2. selection

noun. ['səˈlɛkʃən'] an assortment of things from which a choice can be made.

Synonyms

  • mixture
  • miscellany
  • variety
  • mixed bag
  • miscellanea
  • salmagundi
  • potpourri
  • motley
  • assortment

Antonyms

  • unready
  • split ticket
  • straight ticket
  • pigmentation

Etymology

  • selectio (Latin)
  • selectus (Latin)

3. selection

noun. ['səˈlɛkʃən'] the person or thing chosen or selected.

Synonyms

  • choice
  • favorite
  • decision making
  • pleasure
  • pick
  • deciding
  • way

Antonyms

  • stabilization
  • dormant
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • selectio (Latin)
  • selectus (Latin)

4. selection

noun. ['səˈlɛkʃən'] a passage selected from a larger work.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • quotation
  • analecta
  • press clipping
  • cutting
  • track
  • clipping
  • chrestomathy
  • extract
  • newspaper clipping
  • excerpt
  • citation
  • excerption
  • press cutting
  • passage
  • quote

Antonyms

  • defense
  • unwilling
  • involuntary
  • defiant

Etymology

  • selectio (Latin)
  • selectus (Latin)

5. selection

noun. ['səˈlɛkʃən'] a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment.

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • survival
  • action
  • activity
  • natural selection
  • survival of the fittest

Antonyms

  • depigmentation
  • continuance
  • continuation
  • monetization

Etymology

  • selectio (Latin)
  • selectus (Latin)

6. natural

adjective. ['ˈnætʃɝəl, ˈnætʃrəl'] in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature.

Synonyms

  • naturalness

Antonyms

  • unnaturalness
  • colored

7. natural

adjective. ['ˈnætʃɝəl, ˈnætʃrəl'] existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation.

Synonyms

  • unbleached
  • undyed

Antonyms

  • chromatic
  • unborn
  • inheritable

8. natural

adjective. ['ˈnætʃɝəl, ˈnætʃrəl'] existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical.

Antonyms

  • conditioned

9. natural

adjective. ['ˈnætʃɝəl, ˈnætʃrəl'] functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies.

Antonyms

  • stupid

10. natural

noun. ['ˈnætʃɝəl, ˈnætʃrəl'] a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat.

Synonyms

  • musical notation

Antonyms

  • hot
  • analyzed

Sentences with natural-selection


1. Noun Phrase
Scientific concepts like energy, force and even natural selection are mostly extensions of our common understanding and their colloquial meanings.

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