Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Chosethe preter tense, from to choose.
Our sovereign here above the rest might stand,
And here be chose again to rule the land. Dryden.
a thing; personal property
imp. & p. p. of Choose
Etymology: [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See Cause.]
Chose, is a term used in common law tradition in different senses. Chose local is a thing annexed to a place, such as a mill. A chose transitory is something movable, that can be carried from place to place. However, "chose" in these senses is practically obsolete, and it is now used only in the phrases chose in action and chose in possession. A chose in action is essentially a right to sue. It is an intangible personal property right recognised and protected by the law, that has no existence apart from the recognition given by the law, and that confers no present possession of a tangible object. Another term is a thing in action. A chose in action, sometimes called a chose in suspense, in its more limited meaning, denotes the right to enforce payment of a debt by legal proceedings, obtain money by way of damages for contract, or receive recompense for a wrong. Less accurately, money that could be recovered is frequently called a chose in action, as is also sometimes the document that represents a title to a chose in action, such as a bond or a policy of insurance—though strictly it is only the right to recover the money. Choses in action were, before the Judicature Acts, either legal or equitable. Where the chose could be recovered only by an action at law, as a debt, it was termed a legal chose in action; where the chose was recoverable only by a suit in equity, as a legacy or money held upon a trust, it was termed an equitable chose in action. Before the Judicature Acts, a legal chose in action was not assignable, i.e., the assignee could not sue at law in his own name. To this rule there were two exceptions:
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Chosen. See Choose.
Verb form of the word choose.
The team chose to create optimum health, human rights, right to life and shared prosperity for all in order of priority.
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Rank popularity for the word 'chose' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3463
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Rank popularity for the word 'chose' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3873
The numerical value of chose in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of chose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
These questions remain unanswered, and the survivors of Larry Nassar have a right to know why their well-being was placed into jeopardy by these individuals who chose not to do their jobs.
We should keep Bush where he belongs, not in the White House, we are disappointed by the manner in which Ms. Goldberg chose to express herself and sincerely regret that her recent remarks offended some of our consumers.
A look at the record shows that Trump has continued to fund it at historic levels, chose it to sanction North Korea, and uses it as a platform to defend Israel. However, there is a wide misperception fed by Trump detractors and a combative media that his Administration has walked away from the U.N., other countries mimic the U.S., and what they hear has led them to go slow on support and check writing.
I chose and I have chosen to stay and to make them play their hand, and whatever that brings on me that brings, i feel that it is absolutely essential for the cause of liberty to have these clandestine operations to control public officials exposed. So I refuse to leave quietly and have decided that these efforts really need to come out.
We deliberately chose some outlets in the third- and fourth-tier cities, where many young people...can’t go home this year, we are trying to make people feel they are together, even though they are physically apart.
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