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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Choose (0.01045 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Choose.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: 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”
, pick out
2: select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an
alternative; “I always choose the fish over the meat
courses in this restaurant”
; “She opted for the job on the
3: see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in
a certain way; “She chose not to attend classes and now
she failed the exam”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. Chose
; p. p. Chosen
(Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Choosing
.] [OE. chesen, cheosen,
AS. ce['o]san; akin to OS. kiosan, D. kiezen, G. kiesen,
Icel. kj[=o]sa, Goth. kiusan, L. gustare to taste, Gr. ?,
Skr. jush to enjoy. [root]46. Cf. Choice
, 2d Gust
1. To make choice of; to select; to take by way of preference
from two or more objects offered; to elect; as, to choose
the least of two evils.
Choose me for a humble friend. --Pope.
2. To wish; to desire; to prefer. [Colloq.]
The landlady now returned to know if we did not
choose a more genteel apartment. --Goldsmith.
To choose sides
. See under Side
Syn: Syn. - To select; prefer; elect; adopt; follow.
Usage: To Choose
. To choose is the
generic term, and denotes to take or fix upon by an
act of the will, especially in accordance with a
decision of the judgment. To prefer is to choose or
favor one thing as compared with, and more desirable
than, another, or more in accordance with one's tastes
and feelings. To elect is to choose or select for some
office, employment, use, privilege, etc., especially
by the concurrent vote or voice of a sufficient number
of electors. To choose a profession; to prefer private
life to a public one; to elect members of Congress.
, v. i.
1. To make a selection; to decide.
They had only to choose between implicit obedience
and open rebellion. --Prescott.
2. To do otherwise. “Can I choose but smile?”
Can not choose but
, must necessarily.
Thou canst not choose but know who I am. --Shak.