What does Choose mean?

Definitions for Choose
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Choose.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. choose, prefer, opt(verb)

    select as an alternative over another

    "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"

  3. choose(verb)

    see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way

    "She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"

Wiktionary

  1. choose(Verb)

    To elect.

    He was chosen as president in 1990

  2. choose(Verb)

    To pick.

    I chose a nice, ripe apple from the bowl.

  3. choose(Verb)

    To decide to act in a certain way.

    I chose to walk to work today.

  4. choose(Conjunction)

    The binomial coefficient of the previous and following number.

    The number of distinct subsets of size k from a set of size n is uE00024529uE001 or "n choose k".

  5. Origin: From chosen, chesen, from ceosan, from keusanan, from ǵews-. Cognate with chose, chese, kese, kieze, Dutch kiezen, kiesen, kyse, Norwegian kjose, tjusa, Icelandic kjósa, Gothic 033A0339033F03430330033D, gusto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Choose(verb)

    to make choice of; to select; to take by way of preference from two or more objects offered; to elect; as, to choose the least of two evils

  2. Choose(verb)

    to wish; to desire; to prefer

  3. Choose(verb)

    to make a selection; to decide

  4. Choose(verb)

    to do otherwise

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Choose

    chōōz, v.t. to take one thing in preference to another: to select.—v.i. to will or determine: to think fit:—pa.t. chōse; pa.p. chōs′en.—ns. Choos′er (Shak.), one who chooses; Choos′ing, choice: selection.—Cannot choose, can have no alternative.—Not much to choose between, each about equally bad.—Pick and choose, to select with care. [A.S. céosan, Dut. kiesen.]

Editors Contribution

  1. choose

    Choose (verb) is a state of longing to single out.

    Choose is a condition of decision making to select freely.

    Submitted by pinkss5 on September 16, 2015  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Choose' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1578

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Choose' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1378

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Choose' in Verbs Frequency: #136

How to pronounce Choose?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Choose in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Choose in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Choose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Choose in a Sentence

  1. Allison Mack:

    Keith would choose Keith.

  2. Sang-sun Yi:

    I chose not to choose life

  3. Charles Haddon Spurgeon:

    Of two evils choose neither.

  4. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner:

    We choose singing and happiness.

  5. Andy Crestodina:

    Don’t choose colors arbitrarily.

Images & Illustrations of Choose

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