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Synonyms for choose
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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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. choose

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

    Antonyms:
    leave, dismiss, reject, refuse, disclaim, repudiate, ignore, decline

Princeton's WordNet

  1. choose, take, select, pick outverb

    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"

    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, subscribe, convey, submit, conduct, take up, opt, recognise, take away, consider, accept, learn, withdraw, consume, contain, look at, remove

  2. choose, prefer, optverb

    select as an alternative over another

    "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"

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

  3. chooseverb

    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"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chooseverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chooseverb

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

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How to use choose in a sentence?

  1. David Barron:

    I fully expect there will be employers that choose to make it mandatory.

  2. Hiram Sasser:

    So if they choose not to recite the pledge, they stand quietly. Nothing is forced on the child. kids can not be required to say it, but leading in the recitation of it is as constitutional as the national motto In God We Trust.

  3. Janet Yellen.Before he:

    I really think it is not a desirable thing for a president to comment so explicitly on Fed policy, obviously, presidents can speak out if they choose to and give their opinions about policy, there's no law against that, but I don't think it's wise and I do think the Fed has a strong reputation for acting in an independent and non-political way and I would not like to see that reputation damaged.

  4. Rory McIlroy:

    I’ll certainly pick and choose my spots where I can take advantage of the driver and hit it, but the best player of the last 30 years, Tiger, he picked and chose where he hit driver, and he played a very, very controlled game, it didn’t work out too badly for him.

  5. Lizz Milardo:

    I Lizz Milardo might choose to stand, but I believe it's her right to kneel, who are we to tell her not to ?


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