verb (used with object)
to choose in preference to another or others; pick out.
verb (used without object)
to make a choice; pick.
chosen in preference to another or others; selected.
choice; of special value or excellence.
careful or fastidious in selecting; discriminating.
carefully or fastidiously chosen; exclusive:
a select group of friends.
to choose (someone or something) in preference to another or others
Also selected. chosen in preference to another or others
of particular quality or excellence
limited as to membership or entry: a select gathering
careful in making a choice
noun 1. an act or instance of selecting or the state of being selected; choice. 2. a thing or a number of things selected. 3. an aggregate of things displayed for choice, purchase, use, etc.; a group from which a choice may be made: The store had a wide selection of bracelets. 4. Biology. any […]
noun, Physics. 1. any of several rules designating allowed transitions between quantum states in terms of the quantum numbers associated with the states.
adjective 1. having the function or power of selecting; making a selection. 2. characterized by selection, especially fastidious selection. 3. of or relating to selection. 4. Electricity, Radio. having good selectivity. adjective 1. of or characterized by selection 2. tending to choose carefully or characterized by careful choice 3. (electronics) occurring at, operating at, or […]
- Selective attention
noun 1. (psychol) the process by which a person can selectively pick out one message from a mixture of messages occurring simultaneously