an act or instance of ; selection:
Her choice of a computer was made after months of research. His parents were not happy with his choice of friends.
the right, power, or opportunity to ; option:
The child had no choice about going to school.
the person or thing or eligible to be chosen:
This book is my choice. He is one of many choices for the award.
There is another choice.
an abundance or variety from which to choose:
a wide choice of candidates.
something that is preferred or preferable to others; the best part of something:
Mare’s Nest is the choice in the sixth race.
a carefully selected supply:
This restaurant has a fine choice of wines.
a choice grade of beef.
adjective, choicer, choicest.
worthy of being chosen; excellent; superior.
(in the grading of beef in the U.S.) rated between prime and good.
of choice, that is generally preferred:
A detached house is still the home of choice.
the act or an instance of choosing or selecting
the opportunity or power of choosing
a person or thing chosen or that may be chosen: he was a possible choice
an alternative action or possibility: what choice did I have?
a supply from which to select: a poor choice of shoes
of choice, preferred; favourite
of superior quality; excellent: choice wine
carefully chosen, appropriate: a few choice words will do the trick
vulgar or rude: choice language
mid-14c., “that which is choice,” from choice (adj.) blended with earlier chois (n.) “action of selecting” (c.1300); “power of choosing” (early 14c.), “someone or something chosen” (late 14c.), from Old French chois “one’s choice; fact of having a choice” (12c., Modern French choix), from verb choisir “to choose, distinguish, discern; recognize, perceive, see,” from a Germanic source related to Old English ceosan “to choose, taste, try;” see choose. Late Old English chis “fastidious, choosy,” from or related to ceosan, probably also contributed to the development of choice. Replaced Old English cyre “choice, free will,” from the same base, probably because the imported word was closer to choose [see note in OED].
“worthy to be chosen, distinguished, excellent,” mid-14c., from choice (n.). Related: Choiceness.
Very nice; sweet: had a choice time at the event
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