choose up

verb
chose up; chosen up; choosing up; chooses up

Definition of choose up

transitive verb

: to form (sides) especially for a game by having opposing captains choose their players

intransitive verb

: to form sides for a game

Examples of choose up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lazor believes in the right of a woman to choose up to viability or generally 24 weeks. Hartford Courant, 5 July 2022 As part of the sale, travelers can choose up to five of Norwegian's free offers, including free open bar, free specialty dining, free shore excursions, free Wi-Fi, and free airfare for a second guest. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 8 June 2022 Customers choose up to three greens, up to five toppings or crunchies, a protein and a dressing, and workers build the salad. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 9 Feb. 2022 Instead of having the captains choose up sides on national TV, why not do it on the court, playground style, just before tipoff?. Bruce Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Feb. 2022 Visitors can choose up to two of these per day, and their price varies daily. Katie Rice, orlandosentinel.com, 14 Oct. 2021 Visitors can choose up to two of these per day, and their price varies daily. Katie Rice, orlandosentinel.com, 14 Oct. 2021 Visitors can choose up to two of these per day, and their price varies daily. Katie Rice, orlandosentinel.com, 14 Oct. 2021 Visitors can choose up to two of these per day, and their price varies daily. Katie Rice, orlandosentinel.com, 14 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of choose up

1850, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of choose up was in 1850

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Last Updated

10 Jul 2022

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“Choose up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choose%20up. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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