Definitions of selection

  1. the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of selecting, or the state of being selected; choice, by preference. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which is selected; a collection of things chosen; as, a choice selection of books. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The act of choosing; thing or things chosen; state of being chosen. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The act of selecting or choosing and taking from among a number; a taking by preference of one or more from a number: a number of things selected or taken from others by preference. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Act of selecting; things selected. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The act of selecting; choice; anything selected; a collection. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The act of choosing; things selected; a book with select pieces. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for selection

  1. As Natural Selection which works so slowly is a main element in Mr. Darwin's theory, it is necessary to understand distinctly what he means by it. – What is Darwinism? by Charles Hodge
  2. Call it natural selection if you like. – Rich Living by Michael Cathal