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Synonyms for selection
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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?

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How to say selection in sign language?

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How to use selection in a sentence?

  1. Defense Jim Mattis:

    He had my full support during the selection process, and he will have my full support during the Senate confirmation process. I am confident of Mark's ability to effectively lead the Army.

  2. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.

  3. The Air Force:

    Air Force leadership directed Air Mobility Command to review all guidance pertaining to selection of airports and lodging accommodations during international travels.

  4. Paul Lavery:

    ( SWNS) He also has an impressive array of outfits in the videos, complete witha selection of over 300 bow ties to choose from.We always try to match his bow tie to what hes balancing on his head. We try to do themes for Halloween, Christmas and Easter too.

  5. Timothy Barrett:

    These factors include the number of Court-approved selection terms - like a phone number - that are used by the target; the way targets use those selection terms; the amount of historical data that providers retain; and the dynamics of the ever-changing telecommunications sector, we expect this number to fluctuate from year to year.


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