For starters, there are only a select few official balls, about ten, where the first and second families even make an appearance.
So imagine my surprise when I saw him scan the movie selections on the airline personal movie player and select Sex and the City.
Yet the quotation they select, taken out of context, misrepresents the overall message of Gates' highly critical address.
The North Dakota caucuses will not select a single delegate Tuesday.
The commission would just select these people, no approval from either camp.
He retreated, carrying with him the best arms he could select for the use of his general.
"I select Clingman for the first of my watch," continued Scott.
No man can select his ancestors; no man can select his environment.
Poses are also affected by those who select a type of character which is approved.
The violet carpenter-bee is, perhaps, the most interesting example we can select.
1560s, from Latin selectus, past participle of seligere "choose out, single out, select; separate, cull," from se- "apart" (see secret (n.)) + legere "to gather, select" (see lecture (n.)). The noun meaning "a selected person or thing, that which is choice" is recorded from c.1600. New England selectman first recorded 1640s.
1560s, from select (adj.) or from Latin selectus. Related: Selected; selecting.