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  Definition of choose
  1. pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
  2. select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"
  3. 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"
Similar Words: take, select, pick out, prefer, opt

 

Hyponyms: empanel, impanel, panel, field, sieve, sift, draw, dial, plump, go, pick, elect, excerpt, extract, take out, cull out, cream off, skim off, sieve out, pick over, assign, specify, set apart, single out, think of, set, determine, fix, limit, adopt, follow, espouse, screen, screen out, sort, vote in, nominate, propose, vote, side, go with, opt out, cop out

 

Entailments: compare

 

Derivational Morphology: choice, selection, option, pick, picker, chooser, selector, preferment, predilection, preference, orientation

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: izabrati   Catalan: elegir and escollir  
Chinese: 選舉 and 選擇   Croatian: izabrati  
Danish: udvælge and vælge   Dutch: kiezen  
Finnish: valita   French: choisir  
Georgian: ამორჩევა   German: auswählen and wählen  
Greek: διαλέγω and εκλέγω   Hebrew: לבחור  
Hungarian: kiválaszt and megválaszt   Italian: eleggere and scegliere  
Japanese: 選ぶ   Korean: 고르다  
Latin: eligo   Polish: wybierać  
Portuguese: escolher   Romanian: alege  
Russian: выбирать   Serbian: izabrati  
Slovene: izbrati and izvoliti   Spanish: elegir and escoger  
Swedish: välja   Tagalog: pili  
Yiddish: קלײַבן  
 
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