Thesaurus

selects

verb
present tense third-person singular of select

Synonyms & Antonyms of selects

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 for selects

Words Related to selects

Near Antonyms for selects

Antonyms for selects

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about selects

Cite this Entry

“Selects.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/selects. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on selects

Nglish: Translation of selects for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of selects for Arabic Speakers

Comments on selects

What made you want to look up selects? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!