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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Example sentences from the Web for choosing
That means that fewer and fewer everyday Americans are choosing to contribute to campaigns.
For a few days, in any case, many are choosing to believe in Christmas.In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive|Peter Schwartzstein|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Choosing to strike while the iron was hot, Future announced his followup to Pluto, Future Hendrix, right away.Future Makes Us Rethink Everything We Thought We Knew About Rap Artists|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Choosing not to pursue a perpetrator is not admittance of lies or false motives.
But on Monday Portman said that he would not run for president, choosing to seek reelection in Ohio.
They began to feel a secret satisfaction in the kingly power of choosing for themselves.The Hungry Stones And Other Stories|Rabindranath Tagore
“You have sons, sir,” tremulously articulated Matilda, not choosing to trust her tongue with a name that dwelt ever on her heart.The Barbadoes Girl|Mrs. Hofland
He blamed the labor men for not choosing labor men to office instead of the gentry who offered themselves.Seven English Cities|William Dean Howells
In the choosing of them, she forgot her emotions for a minute.Beyond|John Galsworthy
Was it self-will in choosing discipline contrary to your mother's judgment?The Heir of Redclyffe|Charlotte M. Yonge
British Dictionary definitions for choosing
verb chooses, choosing, chose or chosen
Derived forms of choosechooser, noun
Word Origin for choose
Idioms and Phrases with choosing
In addition to the idiom beginning with choose
- choose up
- beggars can't be choosers
- pick and choose
Also see underchoice.