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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

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

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

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 intelligent ruler makes the law select men and makes no arbitrary appointment himself; he makes the law measure merits and makes no arbitrary judgment himself.
Han Fei

A merchant is someone who figures out how to select, how to smell, how to identify, how to feel, how to time, how to buy, how to sell, and how to hopefully have two plus two equal six.
Millard Drexler
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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
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