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select 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/səˈlekt/,
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selected, past participle; selected, past tense; selecting, present participle; selects, 3rd person singular present;
  1. (of a group of people or things) Carefully chosen from a larger number as being the best or most valuable
    • - he joined his select team of young Intelligence operatives
  2. (of a place or group of people) Only used by or consisting of a wealthy or sophisticated elite; exclusive
    • - the opera was seen by a small and highly select audience
Verb
  1. Carefully choose as being the best or most suitable
    • - students must select their own program
    • - he has been selected to take part
    • - you can select from a range of quality products
  2. (in terms of evolution) Determine whether (a characteristic or organism) will survive
    • - a phenotype can be selected against
  3. Use a mouse or keystrokes to mark (something) on a computer screen for a particular operation


  1. choice: of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
  2. choose: 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"
  3. blue-ribbon(a): selected or chosen for special qualifications; "the blue-ribbon event of the season"
  4. (selected) chosen in preference to another
  5. (selection) choice: the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
  6. (selection) an assortment of things from which a choice can be made; "the store carried a large selection of shoes"
  7. Select is the second studio album by Kim Wilde, released in 1982.
  8. 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. ...
  9. The SQL SELECT statement returns a result set of records from one or more tables.
  10. select is a system call and application programming interface (API) in Unix-like and POSIX-compliant operating systems for examining the status of file descriptors of open input/output channels. ...
  11. The Select is a 1994 novel written by American author F. Paul Wilson. It was first published in England as The Foundation and uses British-style punctuation.
  12. (Selected (album)) Selected is the compilation album released by the British musical project Recoil, released on April 19, 2010. ...
  13. To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options; Privileged, specially selected; Of high quality; top-notch
  14. (selection) The process or act of selecting; Something selected; A variety of items taken from a larger collection; A musical piece
  15. ((Selected)) Anthony Braxton The Complete Braxton. 1971. 2-Arista Freedom 40112, 40113
  16. (Selected) Best Clips from the past and the present
  17. (Selected) Councils with orange shading have been selected and relate to the information displayed in the text box
  18. (Selected) Woods locked in for Melbourne
  19. (Selected) emigrants were those who were selected by agents of the United Kingdom government, agents of the colonial government or by shipping firms.
  20. (Selected) item is chosen by pointing to it and clicking once - shows as a different color, as if highlighted
  21. (1 Selecting) Select the words that you use and hear repeated often in everyday life and the words that you need for the subjects you are studying or are interested in.
  22. (Selecting) In communication, a process of inviting another station or node to receive data, compared to polling.
  23. (Selecting) Involves searching for and extracting data which matches the search. See Searching .
  24. (Selecting) The process of choosing an item to edit. When a →frame or other item is created, it is automatically selected. Left-clicking an item selects it, clicking outside the item deselects it.
  25. Selecting a buffer means making it the current (q.v.) buffer. See section Using Multiple Buffers.