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noun as in preference from among choices


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Outside the standard selections, however, it offers options for blending and sculpting to create unique characters that exist outside the possible combinations with pre-designed elements.

Kentucky coach John Calipari has made a habit of criticizing the selection committee’s seeding, but that year he had a legitimate beef.

The vote came seven months after the club’s members came to a consensus at their July 2020 virtual meeting that the name should be changed and formed an ad hoc committee to propose a selection of new names.

When shopping for mittens for the entire clan, resist the urge to buy them in bulk and tailor your selections to the individual needs of each family member.

The two machines, at each of Oakland’s terminals, work like pretty much any modern vending machine — make a selection on the screen and reach down to pick up your choice.

The program has not made a final selection on which upgrades will actually be included in future versions of the F-35.

Mary is rarely just Mary in this selection—she is almost always depicted with her newborn or dead son.

The lucky recipient gets to choose from a selection of gifts ranging from cocktail kits to packages of wine and premium spirits.

That the selection process is even being discussed and written about marks something of a unique moment in American politics.

Its members would not be beholden to any special interest groups, at all, for their selection.

The significance of time is determined by the movement of any selection, or, in other words, the rhythm.

At the close of the reception a band of Philippine musicians played a selection of graceful airs of their native isles.

This selection was unfortunate; good strategist and organiser, he was not the man the Emperor required.

But in doing this, the intention and power of selection guided by sound judgment at once asserted itself.

But few varieties are used, and there seems to be but little taste manifested in the selection of the "dust."

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On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to selection, such as: choice, collection, draft, election, excerpt, and option.

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