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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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Words that Rhyme with 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

Example sentences of the word selection


1. Noun, singular or mass
Site selection is important to the health of the plants.

Quotes containing the word selection


1. Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.
- Bernard Branson

2. I am quite sure that our views on evolution would be very different had biologists studied genetics and natural selection before and not after most of them were convinced that evolution had occurred.
- J.B.S. Haldane

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)
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