selecting the right oil can be as complicated as buying wine.
Santorum and Gingrich delivered their own mini-sermons on the role of faith in selecting a presidential candidate.
In selecting Chuck Hagel, the Obama administration has found someone who has it.
Tip: When selecting your best-ever year, make sure at least a decade has passed.
She has yet to name that cabinet, however—and selecting it may be her first big challenge.
selecting a body of water wherein the whiffletit resides, you enter a round-bottomed boat and row out to the middle of it.
In selecting beef we must remember that color is of great importance.
Popular elections under such a system do not necessarily mean that the people have any real power of selecting public officials.
Of course he has far too much sense to think of selecting a house for you himself.
selecting a ten-dollar note, he pushed it toward the operator, who was refilling his pipe.
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.