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select

verb

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to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • selected only two people out of 300 applicants for the summer internship

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select

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of select (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of select was circa 1555

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“Select.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/select. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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