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Synonyms for choose
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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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, opt(verb)

    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. choose(verb)

    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

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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. choose(v)

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

How to pronounce choose?

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How to use choose in a sentence?

  1. Rob Citino:

    In the south, it was not unheard of for black MPs in buses filled with German POWs to move to the back of the bus, while the German prisoners were able to choose their seats, german POWs were able to do things that black and African American citizens were not permitted to do.

  2. Inspector General Michael Horowitz:

    Under the new Department of Justice grant guidelines, these ten jurisdictions will now have to choose between receiving law enforcement grant money or protecting criminal illegal aliens. They can no longer do both. If these jurisdictions refuse to comply they could also be forced to repay every dollar they have received from these grant programs.

  3. Audrey Hepburn:

    It's sad if people think that's (homemaking) a dull existance, [but] you can't just buy an apartment and furnish it and walk away. It's the flowers you choose, the music you play, the smile you have waiting. I want it to be gay and cheerful, a haven in this troubled world. I don't want my husband and children to come home and find a rattled woman. Our era is already rattled enough, isn't it?

  4. RVM:

    We choose to do things that make us Cry. We don't know Why? We blame the Sky. We do not Try. Oh My! What a way to Die!!!

  5. Ali Akbar Velayati:

    Bashar al-Assad is the Islamic Republic of Iran's red line because he was elected president by the Syrian people, the Syrian people must decide their own fate, and nobody outside Syria's borders can choose for the Syrian people.


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