Synonyms for choosing
- exercising judgment
- making a choice
- making up one's mind
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHOOSING
Beauty must be the first law of life to the sex that has not the privilege of choosing.
He was a gentle soul, and she had always been able to guide him in paths of her own choosing.
She gave him no answer; it, was as if she were choosing words.
Choosing among them, he presently found a sapling to his liking.
God says, 'Ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil, and choosing the good.'
For a messenger some of them thought of choosing one Old Good Deed.
Of course it must be understood that she was choosing the subject.
I must say, Godmother, that you have strange taste in choosing friends.
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected.
So that sometimes it is a case of choosing the lesser of two evils, and choosing immediately.
Old English ceosan "choose, seek out, select; decide, test, taste, try; accept, approve" (class II strong verb; past tense ceas, past participle coren), from Proto-Germanic *keus- (cf. Old Frisian kiasa, Old Saxon kiosan, Dutch kiezen, Old High German kiosan, German kiesen, Old Norse kjosa, Gothic kiusan "choose," Gothic kausjan "to taste, test"), from PIE root *geus- "to taste, relish" (see gusto). Only remotely related to choice. Variant spelling chuse is Middle English, very frequent 16c.-18c. The irregular past participle leveled out to chosen by 1200.