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  Definition of Select
  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. selected or chosen for special qualifications; "the blue-ribbon event of the season"
  3. of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
Similar Words: choose, take, pick out, blue-ribbon(a), choice, prime(a), prize, quality

 

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

 

Derivational Morphology: choice, selection, option, pick, picker, chooser, selector

 

Language Translations:
Chinese:   Dutch: uitkiezen  
Finnish: valita   French: choisir  
German: auswählen   Hungarian: kiválaszta  
Italian: scegliere   Japanese: 選ぶ  
Korean: 고르다   Portuguese: selecionar  
Russian: отбирать   Spanish: seleccionar  
Swedish: utvälja   Telugu: ఎంచు  
 
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