se·lect /səˈlɛkt/ 不及物動詞
Se·lect a. Taken from a number by preferance; picked out as more valuable or exellent than others; of special value or exellence; nicely chosen; selected; choice.
A few select spirits had separated from the crowd, and formed a fit audience round a far greater teacher. --Macaulay.
Se·lect, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Selected; p. pr. & vb. n. Selecting.] 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. “One peculiar nation to select.”
The pious chief . . .
A hundred youths from all his train selects. --Dryden.
adj 1: of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize
carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches" [syn: choice,
prime(a), prize, quality]
2: selected or chosen for special qualifications; "the
blue-ribbon event of the season" [syn: blue-ribbon(a)]
v : pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives;
"Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for
your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among
the dozen the salesgirl had shown her" [syn: choose, take,