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1. select

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

Synonyms

  • vote in
  • screen out
  • propose
  • fix
  • assign
  • draw
  • 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
  • choose
  • sieve out
  • cull out
  • cream off
  • empanel
  • elect
  • impanel
  • panel
  • limit
  • define
  • skim off
  • dial
  • sort
  • take
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • unstaple

Etymology

  • selectus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Select

  • teleconnect
  • overprotect
  • interconnect
  • disrespect
  • reinspect
  • misdirect
  • disinfect
  • disconnect
  • reconnect
  • recollect
  • nondirect
  • interject
  • disaffect
  • suspect
  • subject
  • resurrect
  • respect
  • reflect
  • reelect
  • redirect
  • project
  • neglect
  • intersect
  • inspect
  • indirect
  • incorrect
  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked

Example sentences of the word select


1. Verb, base form
Some will have drop-down boxes, while others require you to select the date on a pop-up calendar.

Quotes containing the word select


1. You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That's the only thing you should be trying to control.
- Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

2. Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
- Amos Bronson Alcott, Tablets

2. select

adjective. ['səˈlɛkt'] of superior grade.

Synonyms

  • prime
  • quality
  • superior
  • prize

Antonyms

  • stay
  • leave office
  • give
  • unwire

Etymology

  • selectus (Latin)

3. select

adjective. ['səˈlɛkt'] selected or chosen for special qualifications.

Synonyms

  • superior

Antonyms

  • reject
  • refuse

Etymology

  • selectus (Latin)
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