choose synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term choose:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. choose, take, select, pick out(verb)

    pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

    Synonyms:
    take on, demand, rent, take in, distinguish, shoot, get, call for, exact, take, pack, bring, acquire, read, involve, make, lease, guide, engage, lead, hire, necessitate, select, have, occupy, strike, study, get hold of, train, use up, assume, admit, pick out, need, adopt, subscribe to, deal, take aim, spot, postulate, claim, ingest, hold, carry, contract, aim, tell apart, require, fill, film, prefer, charter, drive, make out, direct, discern, recognize, ask, choose, subscribe, convey, submit, conduct, take up, opt, recognise, take away, consider, accept, learn, withdraw, consume, contain, look at, remove

  2. choose, prefer, opt(verb)

    select as an alternative over another

    Synonyms:
    take, select, prefer, choose, opt, favor, favour, pick out

  3. choose(verb)

    see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way

    Synonyms:
    select, pick out, take, prefer, opt

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. choose

    Prefer indicates a state of desire and approval; choose, an act of will. Prudence or generosity may lead one to choose what he does not prefer. Select implies a careful consideration of the reasons for preference and choice. Among objects so nearly alike that we have no reason to prefer any one to another we may simply choose the nearest, but we could not be said to select it. Aside from theology, elect is popularly confined to the political sense; as, a free people elect their own rulers. Cull, from the Latin colligere, commonly means to collect, as well as to select. In a garden we cull the choicest flowers.

    Synonyms:
    cull, elect, pick, pick out, prefer, select

    Antonyms:
    cast away, cast out, decline, disclaim, dismiss, leave, refuse, reject, repudiate, throw aside

    Preposition:
    Choose from or from among the number; choose out of the army; choose between (or betwixt) two; among many; choose for the purpose.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. choose(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    select, elect, prefer, cull, pick, pick out, single out, fix upon, pitch upon, catch at, make choice of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

select, elect, choosing, pick, opt, choice, selecting, decide, press, click, selection, choices, chose, selected, chosen, chooses, point, picks



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