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adjective as in appointing

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Avdija becomes the highest-selected Israeli player in NBA Draft history.

To be selected in the top 10 makes it that much more special.

You can check it out in select spots like airports and indoor shopping malls.

Pressing your new combination of keys will launch whatever file, folder, or program you selected, saving you a trip to the Start menu or the taskbar.

Tech vendors and infrastructures should also now be selected on the basis of better enabling a culture of data minimization.

Those who come to the Dinner Party are self-selecting; they do want to talk about it.

Selecting legislators by lottery was good enough for the ancient Athenians.

I want to be clear that the elders themselves are not involved with selecting who would serve on those boards.

The name, however, clearly has a double meaning, with Viktor selecting gold as her main material for producing her art.

And selecting Samberg as host meant that, perhaps more than other SNL alumni, it was going to be more offbeat episode of SNL.

In selecting him for this important post Napoleon showed that power of discrimination which contributed so greatly to his success.

At the age of sixty-two I inoculated him, and was very careful in selecting matter in its most active state.

Selecting for her own use, as before, one of the smallest parlors, she furnished it as her library.

"Yes," Amy said, selecting a pair of white satin slippers, with high French heels and fanciful rosettes.

These should all be served at a side-table, each guest selecting his own, to be handed by the servants.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to selecting, such as: choosing, electing, null, and recruiting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.