Select

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Definition

to select: to choose, to opt for, to pick
verb
We will be selecting a new IT technician next week. Do you have any thoughts on which one we should choose?

select: privileged, exclusive
adjective
a select few a few privileged, lucky, chosen people

Examples

  • "I've provided a link to an application that will help me select the best day for the picnic."
  • "Moreover, I'm honoured and touched that you selected me to be the photographer for your first photoshoot!"
  • "Therefore, we are delighted to inform you that you have been selected to compete in the Olympic Games."
  • "I hope that's okay, that's the option I've selected."
  • "Composers of any jingles selected will be treated to a meal at the restaurant of my choice."
  • "It is reality for a select group of people called City traders, though their number has just been reduced by one."
  • "During the booking process, passengers can select the cabin crew for their flight, based on photos and body measurements."
  • "I've attached a spreadsheet that will help me select the best day for the picnic."
  • "I've selected a number of provocative outfits for the shoot - Japanese schoolgirl, sexy nurse, dark-haired CEO of a perfume company."
  • "Sadly, I must inform you that you have not been selected for the position."

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