verb (used with object), chose; cho·sen or (Obsolete) chose; choos·ing.
verb (used without object), chose; cho·sen or (Obsolete) chose; choos·ing.
- to select (players) for a contest or game: The kids chose up sides for the game.
- to select players for a contest or game: We have to choose up before we can play.
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Idioms for choose
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH choosechews, choose
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Example sentences from the Web for choose
Many will think about their pillows in purely functional terms and either not care about or simply choose to ignore any association with Mike Lindell.MyPillow boycott: How a product can spark an identity crisis|Elizabeth Chang|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The traditional way of advertising includes choosing the right ad content and selecting the right channel or platform to display your ad.Five ways to use machine learning in digital marketing|Birbahadur Kathayat|February 12, 2021|Search Engine Watch
He chose his sites carefully, to avoid reducing availability for the vulnerable.
Bauer said he chose the Dodgers in part because of the way they interpret data, not merely that they use it.Trevor Bauer, unorthodox star with an unorthodox deal, gets an unorthodox Dodgers intro|Chelsea Janes|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Paired with someone who also values family, whether it’s blood related or chosen family.
House rules require an absolute majority of members voting to choose a speaker.
The reason pilots would choose to use guns over a bomb or a missile is simple.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That gays (and other liberals) should choose Canadian oil because Canada “has no laws prohibiting LGBT lifestyle.”How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So why did the God of the Hebrew people choose such a scandalous setting for becoming human?
But, Hamlawa says, she choose to stay on the front lines instead, “I stayed with my other daughters.”
"I will," gruffly replied the man, with a look which showed that he was sorry to be forced to choose the second alternative.
It had been a pleasure to choose the various tasteful specimens of the upholsterer's art.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
She would not dare to choose, and begged that Mademoiselle Reisz would please herself in her selections.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Your most intimate friend arrived in Paris, and you choose the next day to make a little tour!Confidence|Henry James
He shall eat butter and honey, that he may know to refuse the evil, and to choose the good.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
British Dictionary definitions for choose
verb chooses, choosing, chose or chosen
Derived forms of choosechooser, noun
Word Origin for choose
Idioms and Phrases with choose
In addition to the idiom beginning with choose
- choose up
- beggars can't be choosers
- pick and choose
Also see underchoice.