To pick; to make the choice of; to select.
“I chose a nice ripe apple from the fruit bowl.”
“He was chosen as president in 1990.”
To decide to act in a certain way.
“I chose to walk to work today.”
To wish; to desire; to prefer.
“Choose truth, and find beauty. Choose love, and embrace change. ― Justin Deschamps”
The binomial coefficient of the previous and following number.
“The number of distinct subsets of size k from a set of size n is tbinom nk or “n choose k”.”
The act of choosing; selection.
The power, right, or privilege of choosing; election.
Scope for choice.
Privileged, specially selected.
“Only a select few were allowed into the premiere.”
Of high quality; top-notch.
“This is a select cut of beef.”
To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.
“He looked over the menu, and selected the roast beef.”
“The program computes all the students’ grades, then selects a random sample for human verification.”
To obtain a set of data from a database using a query.