Synonyms and Antonyms : Choose





Choose



( Verb )


The greedy boy had to
choose the largest apple in the dish.

Synonyms:

Select

Prefer

Pick

Elect

Cull

Contextual Examples:



She was so confused to see the large variety of saris that she could not
select one for her.

Baja Singh
preferred death to yielding to the British.

The beginning of the trial had to be delayed owing to difficulty in
picking the right kind of jurors.

The high school cricket team
elected John as the Captain.

A sheep breeder
culls the weak animals from his flock.

A housewife in a supermarket confronted by several tins of tomato of identical size and quality, often
picks the one nearest to her.



Antonyms:

Reject

Discard

Renounce

Spurn

Disapprove

Contextual Examples:



I
rejected the over-ripe apples but bought the rest.

I have
discarded the old furniture, so I need new one.

The old bachelor has
renounced this world and gone to the Himalayas for meditation.

I am a democrat but
spurn the overcrowded and underfed poor.

He has
disapproved the purchase of this building.




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