Know Your Next Word : choose

12. choose :

verb :

1. to select from a number of possibilities : to pick by preference

2. to prefer or decide (to do something)

3. (esp. in children's games) to contend with (an opponent) to decide, as by odd or even, who will do something

4. to make a choice

usage :

  • She chose Sunday for her departure.

  • He chose to run for election.

  • I'll choose you to see who gets to bat first.

  • He chose carefully.

  • The boys chose up sides for the game.

  • He cannot choose but obey.

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