What is select?

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

More definitions of "select":

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

Famous quotes containing the word select:

    We hear the haunting presentiment of a dutiful middle age in the current reluctance of young people to select any option except the one they feel will impinge upon them the least.
    Gail Sheehy (b. 1937)

    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)

    Cry cry what shall I cry?
    The first thing to do is to form the committees:
    The consultative councils, the standing committees, select committees and sub-committees.
    One secretary will do for several committees.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)