English adjective: select
|1.||select of superior grade|
|Synonyms||choice, prime, prize, quality|
|2.||select selected or chosen for special qualifications|
|Samples||The blue-ribbon event of the season.|
English verb: select
|1.||select (cognition) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives|
|Samples||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.
|Examples||They select him to write the letter|
|Synonyms||choose, pick out, take|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||decide, determine, make up one's mind|
|Narrower (hyponym)||adopt, anoint, assign, cream off, cull out, define, determine, dial, draw, elect, elect, empanel, espouse, excerpt, extract, field, fix, follow, go, impanel, limit, nominate, panel, pick, pick over, plump, propose, screen, screen out, set, set apart, sieve, sieve, sieve out, sift, single out, skim off, sort, specify, specify, take out, think of, vote, vote in, winnow|