Associations to the word «Select»


SELECT, adjective. Privileged, specially selected.
SELECT, adjective. Of high quality; top-notch.
SELECT, verb. To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.
SELECT, noun. A button (of a joystick, joypad or similar device) that, when pressed, activates any of certain predefined functions that usually, but not always, involve selecting something out of a list of items.
SELECT AGENT, noun. (US) (legal) A pathogen or biological toxin which has been declared to have the potential to pose a severe threat to public health and safety.
SELECT AGENTS, noun. Plural of select agent

Dictionary definition

SELECT, verb. Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her".
SELECT, adjective. Of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches".
SELECT, adjective. Selected or chosen for special qualifications; "the blue-ribbon event of the season".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy