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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

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

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

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

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
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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