One who is the object of choice; who is given preference.
Dutch: lievelingskind, oogappel
The name for Korea as a Japanese province (1910-1945).
An exclusive group of people.
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.
Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives:
— Choose a good husband for your daughter.
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
Select as an alternative over another:
— I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant.
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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