What is select?

  • (adj): Of superior grade.
    Example: "Select peaches"
    Synonyms: choice, prime, prize, quality
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "select":

  • (verb): Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.
    Synonyms: choose, take, pick out
  • (adj): Selected or chosen for special qualifications.
    Synonyms: blue-ribbon

Famous quotes containing the word select:

    I don’t wish to give offense when I suggest that this country should select a king, or even a queen, rather than a president. One isn’t that quick to shoot a king or a queen—the majesty of royalty, you see.
    David Webb Peoples, screenwriter. English Bob (Richard Harris)

    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)