Definition of Choose

1. Verb. Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives. "They choose him to write the letter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"




2. Verb. Select as an alternative over another. "They choose him to write the letter"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"
Exact synonyms: Opt, Prefer
Entails: Compare
Specialized synonyms: Cop Out, Opt Out
Derivative terms: Optative, Option, Preference, Preferment

3. Verb. See fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way. "She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"
Generic synonyms: Evaluate, Judge, Pass Judgment

Definition of Choose

1. v. t. To make choice of; to select; to take by way of preference from two or more objects offered; to elect; as, to choose the least of two evils.

2. v. i. To make a selection; to decide.

Definition of Choose

1. Verb. To elect. ¹

2. Verb. To pick. ¹

3. Verb. To decide to act in a certain way. ¹

4. Conjunction. (mathematics) The binomial coefficient of the previous and following number. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Choose

1. to take by preference [v CHOSE, CHOSEN, CHOOSING, CHOOSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choose

choof
choofed
choofing
choofs
chook
chookie
chookies
chooks
choom
chooms
choon
choons
choonz
choosability
choosable
choose (current term)
choose up
choosed
chooser
choosers
chooses
chooseth
choosey
choosier
choosiest
choosily
choosiness
choosing
choosy
chop

Literary usage of Choose

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"place the gem, choose the dress, and add new roses to the fading cheek, but—sparkling. Thus in the tragedy: Illustrious maid, new wonders fix me thine ..."

2. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David ( Hume (1890)
"... but merely to point out the opposite tendencies between which a clear-sighted operator on the material given by Locke would find that he had to choose. ..."

3. Shirley: A Tale by Charlotte Brontë (1850)
"Children, come up to Fieldhead to-morrow, and you shall choose what you like best out of Mrs. Gill's store-room." CHAPTER XIX. \ A SUMMER NIGHT. ..."

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