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English adjective: select

1. select of superior grade


SamplesChoice wines.
Prime beef.
Prize carnations.
Quality paper.
Select peaches.


Synonymschoice, prime, prize, quality


Similarsuperior


Antonymsinferior

2. select selected or chosen for special qualifications


SamplesThe blue-ribbon event of the season.


Synonymsblue-ribbon


Similarsuperior


Antonymsinferior


English verb: select

1. select (cognition) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives


SamplesTake 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.


ExamplesThey select him to write the letter


Synonymschoose, pick out, take


Pattern of useSomebody ----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









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