To make a choice from a number of alternatives
Singled out in preference
Of fine quality
Able to recognize small differences or draw fine distinctions
One that is selected
Let him select a route for you and then suggest an alternate route.
Stubbs in his Select Charters (1895).
Katie had been helping her select clothing and she certainly knew how to make the most of Carmen's soft curves.
I have done nothing but select and cut.
So why would he suddenly want her to select the clothes he wore to an informal party where he knew no one.