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verb 
  1. To choose a specific choice among various options.
Please select your dinner from the menu.
  1. To choose a number of something among various options.
Please select the songs you want from the list.
  1. To, mechanically, randomly, or by applying a set of rules, identify zero, one or many of something from a larger set.
The program has selected all students with a failing average.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: uitkiezen
  • French: choisir, selectionner
  • German: auswí¤hlen
  • Italian: scegliere
  • Spanish: seleccionar
adjective 
  1. privileged, specially selected.
Only a select few were allowed to the premiere.
  1. The best of something. What you would choose if you could. This is a select cut of beef.
Etymology: From Latin selectus, from seligere "choose out, select," from se- "apart" + legere "to gather, select"


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