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choose

verb

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1 to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • choose a computer that best suits your needs

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2 to see fit
  • you can wear whatever you choose to the party

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3 to come to a judgment about after discussion or consideration
  • chose to write on a controversial topic for the local newspaper

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The first known use of choose was before the 12th century

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“Choose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/choose. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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