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Synonyms for choose
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.8 / 4 votes

  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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. choose

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

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

Princeton's WordNet2.4 / 5 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. chooseverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. chooseverb

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

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How to use choose in a sentence?

  1. Jazmin Cazares:

    But you chose this job knowing you could be in the line of fire. These kids didn’t choose to be in the line of fire, remember my face. Because we will be at every city council meeting until something changes.

  2. Chuzy:

    We live in a generation where people will gladly choose a gold plaited piece of wood,over a mud clustered bag of diamonds . That's 21st century !!

  3. Ben Zimmer:

    People want to choose something that stands the test of time and sums up the decade as a whole.

  4. The NIH:

    It is unconscionable that you would choose to continue to fund a company that has violated its NIH grant terms in a manner that helps to keep this valuable information from the U.S. government and American taxpayers.

  5. Dave Steiner:

    I was raised a very strict Catholic -- abortion was just no, no, no, as I became more liberal and a Democrat, I felt the woman should have the right to choose -- but that should be in the first trimester.


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