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Verb: select  si'lekt
  1. Make a choice from a number of options on offer
    "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her";
    - choose, take, pick out
Adjective: select  si'lekt
  1. Of superior grade
    "select peaches";
    - choice, prime, prize, quality
  2. Selected or chosen for special qualifications
    "the select event of the season";
    - blue-ribbon [N. Amer]

Derived forms: selected, selects, selecting

See also: superior

Type of: decide, determine, make up one's mind

Encyclopedia: Select