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select

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of select

  1. to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities selected only two people out of 300 applicants for the summer internship Synonyms cherry-pick, cull, elect, handpick, name, opt (for), pick, prefer, choose, single (out), tag, takeRelated 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 outAntonyms decline, refuse, reject, turn down


select

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of select

  1. 1 singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking the company claims to use only select beans to make its coffee Synonyms cherry-picked, choice, chosen, elect, favored, favorite, first-line, handpicked, picked, preferred, selected Related Words fashionable; exclusive; culled, picked over, screened, weeded (out), winnowed (out) Phrases of choice Near Antonyms average, common, commonplace, ordinary, run-of-the-mill

  2. 2 having qualities that appeal to a refined taste select fabrics that the shop makes into expensive suits for its well-heeled clientele Synonyms dainty, delicate, elegant, exquisite, fine, rare, recherché, choiceRelated Words bijou, jewellike; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, special; elite, exclusive; classic, excellent, fabulous, first-class, first-rate, grand, great, marvelous (or marvellous), noble, outstanding, par excellence, premium, prime, sensational, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch, transcendant, unsurpassed, wonderful; ultrarareNear Antonyms coarse, gross, kitsch, kitschy, lowbrow, raffish, rough, rough-hewn, tasteless, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar; commercial, mass-produced, popular; common, ordinary; average, lesser, mediocre, run-of-the-mill, run-of-the-mine (or run-of-mine), second-class, second-rate; deficient, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unacceptable, unsatisfactory, wanting


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