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Select appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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The word select is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

The word select and its family (selected, selecting, selection, selections, selective, selectively, selector, selectors, selects) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the adjective select

What does select mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more select / most select

  1. of superior grade
  2. selected or chosen for special qualifications

Alternative definition of the adjective select


  1. Privileged, specially selected.
  2. Of high quality; top-notch.

Definition of the verb select

What does select mean as a doing word?

Select is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: selected | selecting | selects

  1. pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

Alternative definition of the verb select


  1. To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.


  1. "Select" is the second studio album by Kim Wilde, released in May 1982.
  2. "Select" is a musical album of Savvas Ysatis.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  3. "SELECT" is a composition.
  4. "Select" is a musical album of NTBullock.
    • released in (12 years ago)


  1. Select: The SQL SELECT statement returns a result set of records from one or more tables.
    • also known as 查询
  2. Select was a United Kingdom music magazine of the 1990s which was particularly known for covering Britpop, a term coined in the magazine by Stuart Maconie. Its 1993 "Yanks Go Home" edition, featuring The Auteurs, Denim, Saint Etienne, Pulp and Suede's Brett Anderson on the cover in front of a Union Flag, was an important impetus in defining the movement's opposition to American genres such as grunge.
  3. SELECT, founded in 1900 as the Electrical Contractors' Association of Scotland, is the Scottish construction trade association for specialist businesses in the electrical industry.

Phrases with Select

  1. Select agent
  2. select committee

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Select

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Google previewDictionary of Carbohydrates on CD-ROM (1999)

by Peter M. Collins

Edit Select Edit from the Template menu, if you want to modify a template file. Open the required template file, as described above, then you can draw any additional template structures, or editing any of the templates displayed. When you have ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Distributed Learning (2003)

by Anna DiStefano, Kjell Erik Rudestam, Robert Silverman

Select. Print. and. Nonprint. Resources. on. Distributed. Learning. Appendix C: Conferences on Distributed Learning Entry Format • Conference. Periodicals and Web Sites American Journal of Distance Education: http:// ...

Google previewThe Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dictionary (2009)

The A to Z Desktop Reference of Photoshop by Philip Andrews

Select the top layer and then choose Layer > Create Clipping ...

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Usage statistics about select

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb select:


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Quotes about Select

To will is to select a goal, determine a course of action that will bring one to that goal, and then hold to that action till the goal is reached. The key is action. (Michael Hanson)
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Scrabble value of S1E1L1E1C3T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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