An example of a selection is a cat chosen from a litter of kittens.
An example of a selection is a litter of kittens to choose from at the humane society.
Looked at the pears and made a careful selection.
For her last selection she sang an old favorite.
My final selection was a 1934 Chateau Lafitte.
I've brought a selection of fine cheeses to go with your wine.
For my next selection, I'll play Happy Birthday in F-sharp minor.
Origin of selection
- From Latin sÄ“lÄ“ctiÅ (“the act of choosing out, selection"), from sÄ“lÄ“ctus, perfect passive participle of sÄ“ligÅ (“choose out, select"), from sÄ“- (“apart") + legÅ (“gather, select").