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  • as inpreferably
  • as inrather
  • as involuntarily

synonyms for by choice

  • rather
  • alternatively
  • first
  • in preference
  • willingly
  • sooner
  • willingly
  • alternately
  • alternatively
  • as a matter of choice
  • by preference
  • first
  • in lieu of
  • in preference
  • just as soon
  • more readily
  • more willingly
  • much sooner
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How to use by choice in a sentence

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
With some difficulty Jos explained his mother's disclaimer of the title of Senora, and the choice of names she offered to Ramona.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Then Mr. Blackbird selected a good many choice tidbits here and there, which he bolted with gusto.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Pedantic, unimaginative and presumptuous, Theobald was the logical choice for a Dunce King in 1728.
A LETTER FROM MR. CIBBER TO MR. POPECOLLEY CIBBER
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He apologized for interrupting their tête-à-tête, but said he had no choice, as the saloon was completely full.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BY CHOICE

  • alternatively
  • by choice
  • first
  • in preference
  • rather
  • willingly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.