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choose

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of choose

  1. 1 to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities <choose a computer that best suits your needs> Synonyms cherry-pick, cull, elect, handpick, name, opt (for), pick, prefer, select, single (out), tag, take Related Words preselect; appoint, designate, fix, mark, nominate, set, tab, tap; accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; settle (on or upon) Near Antonyms disapprove, negative, repudiate, spurn; discard, jettison, throw away, throw out Antonyms decline, refuse, reject, turn down

  2. 2 to see fit <you can wear whatever you choose to the party> Synonyms like, please, want, will, wish Related Words ache (for), covet, crave, desire, die (for), fancy, hanker (for), hunger (for), itch (for), long (for), lust (for or after), pant (after), pine (for), repine (for), sigh (for), thirst (for), yearn (for); decide, determine, resolve

  3. 3 to come to a judgment about after discussion or consideration <chose to write on a controversial topic for the local newspaper> Synonyms decide, conclude, determine, figure, name, opt, resolve, settle (on or upon)Related Words decree, rule; cull, elect, handpick, pick, prefer, select, single (out); adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, find, judge, referee, rule (on), umpire; chew over, cogitate, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, meditate, mull (over), ponder, question, ruminate, study, think (about or over), weighNear Antonyms abstain, decline, refuse, reject, turn down; delay, halt, hesitate, stall, temporize; shilly-shally, vacillate, waffle, waver




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