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 In New York’s mayoral primary, voters will be allowed to choose up to five. Sarah Almukhtar, New York Times, 22 Apr. 2021 Customers can also choose up to eight favorite destinations and the app will continually monitor those places for last-minute deals. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 11 May 2021 Each state legislature can choose up to two representatives to honor in the Capitol's collection. NBC News, 25 Feb. 2021 Each state legislature can choose up to two representatives to honor in the Capitol's collection. NBC News, 25 Feb. 2021 Each state legislature can choose up to two representatives to honor in the Capitol's collection. NBC News, 25 Feb. 2021 Each state legislature can choose up to two representatives to honor in the Capitol's collection. NBC News, 25 Feb. 2021 Each state legislature can choose up to two representatives to honor in the Capitol's collection. NBC News, 25 Feb. 2021 Each state legislature can choose up to two representatives to honor in the Capitol's collection. NBC News, 25 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of choose up

1850, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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16 Jun 2021

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“Choose up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choose%20up. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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