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Synonyms for select
sɪˈlɛkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. choice, prime(a), prize, quality, select(adj)

    of superior grade

    "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"

    Antonyms:
    inferior

  2. blue-ribbon(a), select(verb)

    selected or chosen for special qualifications

    "the blue-ribbon event of the season"

    Antonyms:
    inferior

  3. 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, 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

    Antonyms:
    inferior

Wiktionary

  1. select(adjective)

    Privileged, specially selected.

    Only a select few were allowed to the premiere.

    Synonyms:
    opt, choose

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. select

    Allot, originally to assign by lot, applies to the giving of a definite thing to a certain person. A portion or extent of time is allotted; as, I expect to live out my allotted time. A definite period is appointed; as, the audience assembled at the appointed hour. Allot may also refer to space; as, to allot a plot of ground for a cemetery; but we now oftener use select, set apart, or assign. Allot is not now used of persons. Appoint may be used of time, space, or person; as, the appointed day; the appointed place; an officer was appointed to this station. Destine may also refer to time, place, or person, but it always has reference to what is considerably in the future; a man appoints to meet his friend in five minutes; he destines his son to follow his own profession. Assign is rarely used of time, but rather of places, persons, or things. We assign a work to be done and assign a man to do it, who, if he fails, must assign a reason for not doing it. That which is allotted, appointed, or assigned is more or less arbitrary; that which is awarded is the due requital of something the receiver has done, and he has right and claim to it; as, the medal was awarded for valor. Compare APPORTION.

    Synonyms:
    allot, appoint, apportion, assign, award, destine, distribute, divide, give, grant, mete out, portion out, set apart

    Antonyms:
    appropriate, confiscate, deny, refuse, resume, retain, seize, withhold

    Preposition:
    Allot to a company for a purpose.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. select(v)

    Synonyms:
    cull, pick choose, segregate, elect, prefer

    Antonyms:
    lump, confound, sweep

  2. select(a)

    Synonyms:
    choice, picked, fine, prime, chosen, selected, excellent

    Antonyms:
    haphazard, common, average, unselect, coarse, ordinary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. select(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    choose, pick, cull, prefer, pick out, single out, pitch upon, fix upon

  2. select(a.)

    Synonyms:
    selected, chosen, picked, rare, choice, good, excellent, exquisite

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. select(a)

    Synonyms:
    choice

  2. select(v)

    Synonyms:
    pick out, choose, prefer, cull, single out, elect

    Antonyms:
    promiscuous, indiscriminate

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. SELECT

    Synonyms:
    SELenium and vitamin E Cancer prevention Trial

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How to use select in a sentence?

  1. Elijah Cummings:

    There was no need for the Select Committee to send two U.S. Marshals to the home of Sidney Blumenthal to serve his wife with a subpoena, especially since the Committee never bothered to contact him first to ask him whether he would voluntarily come in. These heavy-handed, aggressive, and unnecessary tactics waste the time of the U.S. Marshal service.

  2. Timothy Brunold:

    They are attempting to game our system and subvert our attempts to select students who present the best fit for our institution.

  3. Francesco Starace:

    We will select financial partners for Enel Open Fiber after the summer.

  4. Scott Bolton:

    We did not actually select July 4.

  5. State Farm:

    Our customers choose where their vehicles are going to be repaired. We provide information about our Select Service program while at the same time making it clear they can select which shop will do the work. state Farm is just not in the economic interest of the insurer to have a car go in and out of an auto body shop three or four times to get State Farm right.


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