I. VOLITION IN GENERAL
1. Acts of volition
[Antonyms: absence of choice.]
election, poll, ballot, vote, voice, suffrage, plumper, cumulative vote; plebiscitum, plebiscite, vox populi; electioneering; voting; elective franchise; straight ticket [U.S.].
selection, excerption, gleaning, eclecticism; excerpta, gleanings, cuttings, scissors and paste, cut and paste; pick (best) [more].
preference, prelation; predilection (desire) [more].
use option, use discretion, exercise option, exercise discretion, one's option; adopt, take up, embrace, espouse; choose, elect; take one's choice, make one's choice; make choice of, fix upon.
vote, poll, hold up one's hand; divide.
select; pick and choose; pick out, single out; cull, glean, winnow; sift the chaff from the wheat, separate the chaff from the wheat, winnow the chaff from the wheat; pick up, pitch upon; pick one's way; indulge one's fancy.
set apart, mark out for; mark [more].
take a decided step, take a decisive step; commit oneself to a course; pass the Rubicon, cross the Rubicon; cast in one's lot with; take for better or for worse.
[Adjectives] optional; discretional (voluntary) [more].
eclectic; choosing; preferential; chosen; choice (good) [more].
[Adverbs] optionally; at pleasure (will) [more]; either the one or the other; or at the option of; whether or not; once and for all; for one's money.
by choice, by preference; in preference; rather, before.