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English → English (WordNet) Definition: chose chose See choose choose 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” [syn: take, select, 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 East coast” [syn: prefer, opt] 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” [also: chosen, chose]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Chose Choose \Choose\, v. t. [imp. Chose; p. p. Chosen, Chose (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. [1913 Webster] Choose me for a humble friend. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To wish; to desire; to prefer. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] The landlady now returned to know if we did not choose a more genteel apartment. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] To choose sides. See under Side. Syn: Syn. - To select; prefer; elect; adopt; follow. Usage: To Choose, Prefer, Elect. 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. [1913 Webster] Choose \Choose\, v. t. [imp. Chose; p. p. Chosen, Chose (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. [1913 Webster] Choose me for a humble friend. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To wish; to desire; to prefer. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] The landlady now returned to know if we did not choose a more genteel apartment. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] To choose sides. See under Side. Syn: Syn. - To select; prefer; elect; adopt; follow. Usage: To Choose, Prefer, Elect. 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. [1913 Webster] Chose \Chose\, imp. & p. p. of Choose. [1913 Webster] Chose \Chose\, n.; pl. Choses. [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See Cause.] (Law) A thing; personal property. [1913 Webster] Chose in action, a thing of which one has not possession or actual enjoyment, but only a right to it, or a right to demand it by action at law, and which does not exist at the time in specie; a personal right to a thing not reduced to possession, but recoverable by suit at law; as a right to recover money due on a contract, or damages for a tort, which can not be enforced against a reluctant party without suit. Chose in possession, a thing in possession, as distinguished from a thing in action. Chose local, a thing annexed to a place, as a mill. Chose transitory, a thing which is movable. --Cowell. Blount. [1913 Webster]

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