- 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.
Idioms about choose
Origin of choose
synonym study for choose
OTHER WORDS FROM choose
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH choosechews, choose
How to use choose in a sentence
You can choose to read this article, feel bad for a moment and then move on to your next email and start your day.Can artificial intelligence give elephants a winning edge?|Walter Thompson|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
For example, if the AI needed a sword, it could choose to steal one or convince another character to hand one over.How role-playing a dragon can teach an AI to manipulate and persuade|Will Heaven|November 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Shopping for shoes online can lead to high return rates once buyers actually get to slip on their chosen pair, since shoe sizing isn’t standardized across different brands.Neatsy wants to reduce sneaker returns with 3D foot scans|Natasha Lomas|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
With schools literally closed and students falling further and further behind each day, Superintendent Cindy Marten chose an interesting word to describe the state of San Diego Unified School District Tuesday night.The Learning Curve: Even With Schools Closed, State of District ‘Unstoppable’|Will Huntsberry|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It’s best to check with your chosen property before confirming a reservation.What you should consider before working remotely from a vacation destination|Rachel King|November 14, 2020|Fortune
His first language was Russian, then he learned Swedish, but chooses to perform in monosyllabic broken English.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’|Marlow Stern|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As it stands, our system chooses very weird people—specifically, the kind of people who think that being in Congress sounds fun.Is It Time to Take a Chance on Random Representatives?|Michael Schulson|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he chooses to cap a climactic chase seen with yet another baffling fall, we feel cheated.
Normally, she says, she chooses whatever is most comfortable for her.
A woman chooses to have a sexual relationship with a man who says from the beginning he does not want children.
Of Liszt the first part of this is not true, for if he strikes a wrong note it is simply because he chooses to be careless.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Then, if Man chooses evil, he chooses evil by means of the power of choice God gave him.
Then, as Man did not make nor select his power of choice, Man cannot be blamed if that power chooses evil.
Indeed, any fraud of the insured in procuring the policy has the effect of voiding it if the insurer chooses to do so.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
But she seems able to take care of herself, and with that face and form, I guess she can redeem her fortunes any way she chooses.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for choose
Derived forms of choosechooser, noun
Word Origin for choose
Other 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.