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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Choice n.
 1. Act of choosing; the voluntary act of selecting or separating from two or more things that which is preferred; the determination of the mind in preferring one thing to another; election.
 2. The power or opportunity of choosing; option.
    Choice there is not, unless the thing which we take be so in our power that we might have refused it.   --Hooker.
 3. Care in selecting; judgment or skill in distinguishing what is to be preferred, and in giving a preference; discrimination.
    I imagine they [the apothegms of Cæsar] were collected with judgment and choice.   --Bacon.
 4. A sufficient number to choose among.
 5. The thing or person chosen; that which is approved and selected in preference to others; selection.
    The common wealth is sick of their own choice.   --Shak.
 6. The best part; that which is preferable.
 The flower and choice
 Of many provinces from bound to bound.   --Milton.
 To make a choice of, to choose; to select; to separate and take in preference.
 Syn: - See Volition, Option.