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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

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

If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.
Franz Boas

The rights of democracy are not reserved for a select group within society, they are the rights of all the people.
Olof Palme

As supportive as my hometown is, in my high school, there are people who would probably walk up to me and punch me in the face. There's a select few that will never like me. They don't like what I stand for. They don't like somebody who stands for being sober, who stands for anything happy. They're going to be negative no matter what.
Taylor Swift
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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