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View synonyms for chose

chose

1

[ chohz ]

verb

  1. simple past tense of choose.
  2. Obsolete. past participle of choose.


chose

2

[ shohz ]

noun

, Law.
  1. a thing; an article of personal property.

chose

1

/ ʃəʊz /

noun

  1. law an article of personal property


chose

2

/ tʃəʊz /

verb

  1. See choose
    the past tense of choose

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Word History and Origins

Origin of chose1

First recorded in 1350–1400, for an earlier sense; 1660–70, for the current sense; Middle English, from French, from Latin causa “reason, sake, case”; cause

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Word History and Origins

Origin of chose1

C17: from French: thing, from Latin causa cause, case, reason

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Example Sentences

That’s because the company says it “proactively” choses which ads users see while users can better control what appears in their News Feed.

From Fortune

Within minutes, it seems, of the disclosures of these tragic events, large numbers of people chose a side and stuck to it.

Anthony Goldstein probably chose a trip to the Quidditch World Cup over his Birthright trip to Israel.

“Nothing else to do” was the most common response for why people chose to go to The Ball, though that rang a little false to me.

Because I was president I had to do the write-up for the event and they chose that picture.

His section on why he and his wife split—he essentially chose soccer over her—would be risky if its candor were not so refreshing.

This tiny person spent little or none of his time in the tree-tops, but chose to stay near the ground.

Now, he chose a small table in a corner of the balcony, close to the glass screen.

What if his father insisted upon his going to London, and doing any other dirty work which these fellows chose to put upon him?

Mais c'est chose digne de memoire que cet homme mourant avoit touiours le sacr nom de Iesvs en la bouche.

Et de verit vn Pasteur est excusable qui manque faire chose dont il n'a connoissance.

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