The definition of select is a person or thing that is chosen, or determined to be excellent or best.(adjective)
Select is defined as to choose.(verb)
An example of to select is picking an outfit to wear for the day.
See select in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L selectus, pp. of seligere, to choose, pick out < se-, apart + legere, to choose: see logic
See select in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb se·lect·ed, se·lect·ing, se·lects verb, transitive
Origin: Latin sēligere, sēlēct-
Origin: : sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + legere, to choose; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
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