What is select?

  • (adj): Selected or chosen for special qualifications.
    Synonyms: blue-ribbon
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More definitions of "select":

  • (verb): Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.
    Synonyms: choose, take, pick out

Famous quotes containing the word select:

    We must select the Illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
    Cyril Connolly (1903–1974)

    We select granite for the underpinning of our houses and barns; we build fences of stone; but we do not ourselves rest on an underpinning of granitic truth, the lowest primitive rock. Our sills are rotten.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Why does he not know how to select servants? The ordinary procedure of the nineteenth century is that when a powerful and noble personage encounters a man of feeling, he kills, exiles, imprisons or so humiliates him that the other, like a fool, dies of grief.
    Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783–1842)