verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of select
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Historical Examples of unselect
Any of those industries is a better and more liberal business than unselect reading, for instance, or than unselect writing.The Spirit of Place
Word Origin for select
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.