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sɪˈlɛktSe·lect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. choice, prime(a), prize, quality, selectadjective

    of superior grade

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

  2. blue-ribbon(a), selectverb

    selected or chosen for special qualifications

    "the blue-ribbon event of the season"

  3. choose, take, select, pick outverb

    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. selectverb

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

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

  2. selectadjective

    Privileged, specially selected.

    Only a select few were allowed to the premiere.

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

  3. selectadjective

    Of high quality; top-notch.

    This is a select cut of beef.

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

  4. Selectnoun

    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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Selectadjective

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

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

  2. Selectverb

    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

    Etymology: [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

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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

Examples of Select in a Sentence

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    The Special Counsel's conclusions confirm the President's account that there was no effort by The Special Counsel campaign to conspire or coordinate with Russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election, however, Russia's ongoing efforts to interfere with our democracy are dangerous and disturbing, and I welcome the Special Counsel's contributions to our efforts to understand better Russia's activities in this regard. And I look forward to the continuing work of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on the threats posed to our democratic institutions by foreign interference.

  2. Jen Psaki:

    In response to our request, Hillary Clinton provided State Department with emails spanning Hillary Clinton time at State Department, after State Department reviewed those emails, we produced about 300 emails responsive to recent requests from the Select Committee. The New York Times also reported that Clinton's personal email account was discovered by Gowdy's House committee when State -- through Hillary Clinton -- provided those emails to the committee. However, Gawker reported in 2013, based on emails obtained by a Romanian hacker named.

  3. Abe Rakov:

    We are calling on the Michigan Democratic Party to amend its list of candidates and ask the Michigan Secretary of State to put Governor Deval Patrick on the ballot so that voters can rightly select from their full range of choices for President in 2020.

  4. Kevin McCarthy:

    As a representative and the leader of the minority party, it is with neither regret nor satisfaction that I have concluded to not participate with this select committee’sabuse of power that stains this institution today and will harm it going forward, this committee isnot conducting a legitimate investigation as Speaker Pelosi took the unprecedented action of rejecting the Republican members I named to serve on the committee. It is not serving any legislative purpose. The committee’s only objective is to attempt to damage its political opponents – acting like the Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee one day and the DOJ the next.

  5. Anand Kripalu:

    Awareness, certainly, for premium brands is going up and affordability is going up, we are focusing on select brands, which we believe are the critical ones, big drivers of growth.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. motile
    • B. numinous
    • C. pecuniary
    • D. bibulous

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