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Select meaning

select - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. Taken from a number by preferance; picked out as more valuable or exellent than others; of special value or exellence; nicely chosen; selected; choice.
  2. 2. To choose and take from a number; to take by preference from among others; to pick out; to cull; as, to select the best authors for perusal.
  3. 3. Picked out; well chosen.
  4. 4. To choose; cull.

select - examples of usage

  1. When they come in with their work, I generally ask them what they want, and they select the goods which they require. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. Mr. Romanes is just the person whom the late Mr. Darwin would select to carry on his work, and Mr. Darwin was just the kind of person towards whom Mr. Romanes would find himself instinctively attracted. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  3. Had we been riding horses belonging to the station, we might have let them select their course and they would probably have taken us in; but we had mounted our own beasts, which could not be depended on. - "Adventures in Australia", W.H.G. Kingston.
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