Definitions for SELECTsɪˈlɛkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. choice, prime(a), prize, quality, select(adj)

    of superior grade

    "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"

  2. blue-ribbon(a), select(verb)

    selected or chosen for special qualifications

    "the blue-ribbon event of the season"

  3. choose, take, select, pick out(verb)

    pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

    "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

Wiktionary

  1. select(Verb)

    To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.

  2. select(Adjective)

    Privileged, specially selected.

    Only a select few were allowed to the premiere.

  3. select(Adjective)

    Of high quality; top-notch.

    This is a select cut of beef.

  4. Select(Noun)

    A button (of a joystick, joypad or similar device) that, when pressed, activates any of certain predefined functions that usually, but not always, involve selecting something out of a list of items.

  5. Origin: From selectus, perfect passive participle of seligo, from se- + lego.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Select(adj)

    taken from a number by preferance; picked out as more valuable or exellent than others; of special value or exellence; nicely chosen; selected; choice

  2. Select(verb)

    to choose and take from a number; to take by preference from among others; to pick out; to cull; as, to select the best authors for perusal

  3. Origin: [L. selectus, p. p. of seligere to select; pref. se- aside + levere to gather. See Legend.]

Freebase

  1. Select

    Select is the second studio album by Kim Wilde, released in May 1982. The first single from this album, "Cambodia", was released in November 1981 and signalled a different sound from the Wilde camp, with an electronic and synth sound different from The Enid sound of her last album. The songs were again written by Marty and Ricky Wilde and produced by Ricky Wilde. The lyrics of the songs were similar to the first album: the second single "View from a Bridge" and the album track "Wendy Sadd" seemed to be about suicide, "Chaos at the Airport" described a nightmare about flying and "Ego" was quite the opposite of a lovesong. "Can You Come Over" was recorded at the Wilde's home. The cover image was a photograph from Gered Mankowitz. This sequel to the debut album topped the charts in a host of European countries and hit #8 in Australia — although it did not surpass the success of its predecessor. The album was certified Silver in the UK.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Select

    sē-lekt′, v.t. to pick out from a number by preference: to choose: to cull.—adj. picked out: nicely chosen: choice: exclusive.—adj. Selec′ted.—adv. Selec′tedly.—ns. Selec′tedness; Selec′tion, act of selecting: things selected: a book containing select pieces.—adj. Selec′tive.—adv. Selec′tively, by selection.—ns. Select′man, in New England towns, one of a board of officers chosen annually to manage various local concerns; Select′ness; Select′or.—Select meeting, in the Society of Friends, a meeting of ministers and elders.—Natural selection, the preservation of some forms of animal and vegetable life and the destruction of others by the ordinary operation of natural causes. [L. seligĕre, selectumse-, aside, legĕre, to choose.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SELECT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4506

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SELECT' in Verbs Frequency: #355

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SELECT' in Adjectives Frequency: #903

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SELECT in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SELECT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hubert Weber:

    We are looking to Indonesia and select countries in Latin America.

  2. Francesco Starace:

    We will select financial partners for Enel Open Fiber after the summer.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    If you have both money and bread, you can select with whom your daughter to wed.

  4. Dimantha Mathew:

    There was some buying interest in select shares with the earnings season around the corner.

  5. Walter Landor:

    My thoughts are my company I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.

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