To pick a command or an option from within a graphical user interface, as by clicking a button in a dialog box or pulling down a menu and then releasing the mouse button on one of its options. Although select is often used instead of choose to describe the same action, choose is the preferred term because select has specific connotations within computing. See also select.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: chose, chosen).
1. To pick out, or select from a number of alternatives; SYN. take, select, pick out.
2. To see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way.
3. To select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative; SYN. prefer, opt for.