What does chose mean?

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ʃoʊzchose

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Chose

    of Choose

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See Cause.]

  2. Chose

    of Choose

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See Cause.]

  3. Chose(noun)

    a thing; personal property

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See Cause.]

  4. Chose

    imp. & p. p. of Choose

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See Cause.]

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  1. Chose

    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

  1. Chose

    Chosen. See Choose.

Editors Contribution

  1. chose

    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.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 20, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'chose' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3463

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'chose' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3873

How to pronounce chose?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Karen
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How to say chose in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chose in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of chose in a Sentence

  1. Wilson Chowdhry:

    We found there was a huge reluctance to alter his passport and ID card via NADRA officials, our initial inquiry led to very little progress by way of the fact they simply chose not to respond.

  2. Jennifer Teege:

    That I chose Israel ... that I missed the flight and stayed -- this makes my story more striking, destiny.

  3. Malik Burnett:

    D.C. voters chose to reform their marijuana laws, which have a direct impact on how communities of color interact with police. Congress should not undermine this.

  4. Pierre Karl Peladeau:

    I had to make a choice between my family and our political project, i chose my family.

  5. Marc Broude:

    love or death? I'd chose death, it lasts forever

Images & Illustrations of chose

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