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Choice

Choice Meaning & Definition
Choice Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Choice?

[n] the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
[n] the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
[n] an alternative action; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
[adj] of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
[adj] appealing to refined taste; "choice wine"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Choice: alternative | option | option | pick | pick | prime(a) | prize | quality | select | selection | selection | superior | tasteful

Related Terms | Find terms related to Choice: acceptance | adjudgment | adjudication | aesthetic | alternative | animus | appetence | appetency | appetite | appraisal | appropriate | arbitrament | arbitration | artistic | Attic | best | champion | chaste | choosing | chosen | classic | command | conation | conatus | cream | dainty | decision | deeming | delicate | desirable | desire | determination | discretion | discrimination | disposition | druthers | elect | election | elegant | elite | escape clause | escape hatch | evaluation | excellent | exceptional | exquisite | fancy | fat | finding | first-rate | fit | fitting | flower | for the best | free choice | free decision | free will | full consent | good judgment | greatest | handpicked | high-quality | ideal | in good taste | inclination | incomparable | intention | judging | judgment | judicature | liking | loophole | lust | matchless | mind | noncontingent free will | nonesuch | nonpareil | objective | of choice | of quality | optimal | optimum | option | paragon | paramount | passion | peerless | pick | picked | pleasing | pleasure | preeminent | preference | preferred | pretext | pride | prime | prize | pure | queen | quiet | quintessence | quintessential | rare | rating | recherche | resolution | restrained | saving clause | say | say-so | select | selected | selection | sexual desire | simple | special | subdued | superior | superlative | supreme | surpassing | tasteful | the best | the best ever | the tops | the very best | top | transcendent | unaffected | understated | unmatchable | unmatched | unobtrusive | unparalleled | unsurpassed | velleity | verdict | very best | voice | volition | way of escape | way out | well-chosen | will | will power | wish

See Also | action | ballot | balloting | casting | coloration | colouration | conclusion | deciding | decision | decision making | default | default option | determination | druthers | election | favorite | favourite | Hobson's choice | impossibility | impossible action | obverse | opening | pleasure | possibility | possible action | preference | sampling | soft option | volition | vote | voting | way | willing

Choice In Webster's Dictionary

\Choice\ (chois), n. [OE. chois, OF. chois, F. choix, fr. choisir to choose; of German origin; cf. Goth. kausjan to examine, kiusan to choose, examine, G. kiesen. [root]46. Cf. {Choose}.] 1. Act of choosing; the voluntary act of selecting or separating from two or more things that which is preferred; the determination of the mind in preferring one thing to another; election. 2. The power or opportunity of choosing; option. Choice there is not, unless the thing which we take be so in our power that we might have refused it. --Hooker. 3. Care in selecting; judgment or skill in distinguishing what is to be preferred, and in giving a preference; discrimination. I imagine they [the apothegms of C[ae]sar] were collected with judgment and choice. --Bacon. 4. A sufficient number to choose among. --Shak. 5. The thing or person chosen; that which is approved and selected in preference to others; selection. The common wealth is sick of their own choice. --Shak. 6. The best part; that which is preferable. The flower and choice Of many provinces from bound to bound. --Milton. {To make a choice of}, to choose; to select; to separate and take in preference. Syn: Syn. - See {Volition}, {Option}.
\Choice\, a. [Compar. {Choicer}; superl. {Choicest}.] 1. Worthly of being chosen or preferred; select; superior; precious; valuable. My choicest hours of life are lost. --Swift. 2. Preserving or using with care, as valuable; frugal; -- used with of; as, to be choice of time, or of money. 3. Selected with care, and due attention to preference; deliberately chosen. Choice word measured phrase. --Wordsworth. Syn: Syn. - Select; precious; exquisite; uncommon; rare; chary; careful/

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