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Definition of Select

Select

  1. Taken from a number by preferance; picked out as more valuable or exellent than others; of special value or exellence; nicely chosen; selected; choice.
  2. To choose and take from a number; to take by preference from among others; to pick out; to cull; as, to select the best authors for perusal.

Select Quotations

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
Joseph Addison

The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
Aiden Wilson Tozer

Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.
Donald Rumsfeld

Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
Louisa May Alcott

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
Will Rogers
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Select Translations

select in Italian is selezionare
select in Latin is eligo, electus, adopto
select in Spanish is seleccionar, optar, excelso