Complete Definition of "select"

English

Etymology
From Latin selectus, from seligere "choose out, select," from se- "apart" + legere "to gather, select"

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ékt|-Ékt

Adjective
select

  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.

Verb
en-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.

Related terms
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Translations

Arabic: ARchar|اختار IPAchar|(âiÏtára)
Chinese: é¸, é (xuÇn)
Dutch: uitkiezen
Finnish: valita
French: choisir, selectionner
German: auswählen
Hungarian: kiválaszta
Italian: scegliere
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Japanese: é¸ã¶ (ããã¶, erabu)
Korean: ê³ ë¥´ë¤ (goreuda)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙâڵبÚاردÙ
Portuguese: selecionar
Russian: оÑбиÑаÑÑ (otbirátâ)
Spanish: seleccionar
Swedish: utvälja
Telugu: à°à°à°à± (eMcu), à°à°à°à±à°à±à°¨à± (eMcukonu)

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