What is another word for selection?

Synonyms for selection
sɪˈlɛk ʃən

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term selection.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. choice, selection, option, pick(noun)

    the act of choosing or selecting

    "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"

    Synonyms:
    extract, cream, survival, filling, alternative, excerption, picking, choice, plectrum, option, woof, pick, plectron, excerpt, survival of the fittest, natural selection, weft, pickax, pickaxe

  2. selection(noun)

    an assortment of things from which a choice can be made

    "the store carried a large selection of shoes"

    Synonyms:
    pick, survival, choice, extract, excerpt, excerption, survival of the fittest, option, natural selection

  3. choice, pick, selection(noun)

    the person or thing chosen or selected

    "he was my pick for mayor"

    Synonyms:
    pickax, pick, filling, alternative, survival, excerption, picking, choice, plectrum, option, woof, plectron, excerpt, survival of the fittest, natural selection, cream, weft, extract, pickaxe

  4. survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selection(noun)

    a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

    Synonyms:
    survival, pick, endurance, choice, extract, excerpt, excerption, survival of the fittest, option, natural selection

  5. excerpt, excerption, extract, selection(noun)

    a passage selected from a larger work

    "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"

    Synonyms:
    survival, pick, excerpt, choice, extract, excerption, survival of the fittest, option, natural selection, infusion

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. selection

    Synonyms:
    choice, option, election, excerption, gathering, preoption, segregation, adoption, preference

    Antonyms:
    rejection, repudiation, refusal, exclusion, postponement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. selection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    choice, pick

  2. selection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    democracy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. selection(n)

    Synonyms:
    choice, election, preference, pick, collection, assortment

    Antonyms:
    promiscuity, indiscrimination

How to pronounce selection?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say selection in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#453select
#892choose
#1076selection
#1178choice
#1313option
#1392selected
#1485alternative
#2096pick
#2198election
#2990cream
#3711shift
#3743choices
#4001adoption
#4736survival
#4740screening
#5169choosing
#5682excerpt
#5749gathering
#5757extract
#5817preference
#5968selecting
#6640filling
#7390selections
#7941breeding
#8927picking
#11699selector
#14627endurance
#16711infusion
#19042segregation
#21358sel
#24545adjudication
#28664selectivity
#31858woof
#72495weft
#128043plectrum
#141548pickaxe

How to use selection in a sentence?

  1. Antonia Kirkland:

    The selection process for the next UN Secretary-General is a great opportunity to bring us a step closer to gender equality globally, we are hopeful that there is more momentum now to make this a realistic possibility.

  2. Philip Barach:

    First, the ETF's asset mix differs from the Barclays U.S. Aggregate benchmark, second, management seeks to add value through security selection and portfolio construction. In particular, we try to create a portfolio which yields more and has less interest-rate sensitivity than the Barclays Aggregrate.

  3. Khris Middleton:

    I’ve just got to find a better rhythm, a better shot selection I think.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    There are many private companies which conduct an interview not for the selection of any candidates in own organization but to merely collect market and competitors' information and such positions are often shown frequently through placement consultants or ads of job vacancy.

  5. Chuck Blazer:

    Among other things, I agreed with other persons in or around 1992 to facilitate the acceptance of a bribe in conjunction with the selection of the host nation for the 1998 World Cup.

Images & Illustrations of selection

  1. selection
    selection
    selection
    selection
    selection

Translations for selection

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for selection »

Translation

Find a translation for the selection synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these selection synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "selection." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 20 Jun 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/selection>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for selection?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. ulterior
    • B. surface
    • C. overt
    • D. overhead

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for selection: