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single out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of single

  1. 1 to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities she quickly singled out the most qualified candidate from the pool of the applicants Synonyms of single out cherry-pick, cull, elect, handpick, name, opt (for), pick, prefer, select, choose (out), tag, takeWords Related to single out preselect; appoint, designate, fix, mark, nominate, set, tab, tap; accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; settle (on or upon)Near Antonyms of single out disapprove, negative, repudiate, spurn; discard, jettison, throw away, throw outAntonyms of single out decline, refuse, reject, turn down

  2. 2 to find out or establish the identity of through careful reasoning and the process of elimination, neighbors singled her out as the writer of the anonymous letter Synonyms of single out distinguish, finger, ID, pinpoint, identify (out)Words Related to single out diagnose; determine, find; locate, pick out, place, recognize, spot; check, examine, inspect, investigate, notice, observe, scrutinize; betray, disclose, discover, revealNear Antonyms of single out camouflage, conceal, disguise, hide; counterfeit, feign, sham, simulate



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