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chosen

noun

1 chosen

One who is the object of choice; who is given preference.

Dutch: lievelingskind, oogappel



2 Chosen

The name for Korea as a Japanese province (1910-1945).

3 chosen

An exclusive group of people.

synonym: elect.


adjective

Roget 609: optional; discretional etc. (voluntary) 600.    eclectic; choosing etc. v.; preferential; chosen etc. v.; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: a cut above, above, accepted, adopted, ahead, appointed, approved, ascendant, better, capping, carried, champion, choice, chosen people, cream, designated, distinguished, eclipsing, elect, elected ... show more.

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choose

verb

1 choose

Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives:
— Choose a good husband for your daughter.

synonyms: pick out, select, take.

Roget 609: offers one's choice, set before; hold out the alternative, present the alternative, offer the alternative; put to the vote.    use option, use discretion, exercise option, exercise discretion, one's option; adopt, take up, embrace, ... show more

Dutch: opteren, uitkiezen, kiezen, believen, blieven, schiften, selecteren, uitverkiezen, uitzoeken

2 choose

Select as an alternative over another:
— I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant.

synonyms: opt, prefer.

Dutch: opteren

3 choose

See fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way.

Dutch: goedachten, kiezen, verkiezen


Moby thesaurus: adopt, aim at, be desirous of, choose to, choosy, co-opt, command, covet, crave, cull, decide, decree, delicate, desiderate, desire, determine, elect, embrace, espouse, fancy ... show more.

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