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Another word for selection

  1. The act of choosing

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Another word for selection

  1. The act of selecting

      1. The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
      2. The condition of being apart, especially the condition of two people who had lived together or been married living in different places.
      3. An interval or space that separates; a gap:
      1. The act of reserving; a keeping back or withholding:
      2. A limiting qualification, condition, or exception:
      3. A doubt or misgiving:
      1. In family law, the legal process that establishes a parent/child relationship between individuals who are not related by blood. Once the adoption is completed, the adoptive child becomes entitled to all the privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents, and the adoptive parents acquire all the legal rights, duties, and obligations of the child’s natural parents. Furthermore, all legal rights, duties, and obligations between the child and his or her natural parents (except, in some states, the obligation to pay delinquent child support payments) terminates upon the completion of the adoption.
      2. In contract law, the acceptance by a person or entity of the rights and responsibilities made for their benefit under a contract to which she is not a party.
      3. To accept legal responsibility for the act of another. See also ratify.
      1. The act of appropriating.
      2. Something appropriated, especially public funds set aside for a specific purpose.
      3. A legislative act authorizing the expenditure of a designated amount of public funds for a specific purpose.
      1. The selecting of someone or something over another or others:
      2. The right or chance to make a choice:
      3. Someone or something so chosen or preferred:
      1. Present participle of choose.
      2. The act of making a choice.
      1. Firmness of purpose; resolve:
      2. A fixed intention or resolution:
      3. The ascertaining or fixing of the quantity, quality, position, or character of something:
      1. The act or process of electing someone to fill an office or position:
      2. An instance of this:
      3. The fact of being elected:
      1. The act of choosing; selection:
      2. The power, right, or liberty to choose; option:
      3. An alternative:
  2. Anything selected

      1. A passage or segment taken from a longer work, such as a literary or musical composition, a document, or a film.
      2. To select or use (a passage or segment from a longer work).
      3. To select or use material from (a longer work).
      1. The act or process of collecting.
      2. A group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together.
      3. A line of products produced for one season, as those developed by a designer:
      1. To select from a group:
      2. To gather in; harvest:
      3. To gather the harvest from:
  3. A variety from which to choose

      1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
      2. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
      3. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. The act of assorting; separation into classes.
      2. A collection of various kinds; a variety.
      1. The act of choosing; selection:
      2. The power, right, or liberty to choose; option:
      3. An alternative: