(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.
1. To reach, make, or come to a decision about something; SYN. make up one's mind, determine.
2. To cause to decide.
3. To influence or determine.
4. To bring to an end; settle conclusively; SYN. settle, resolve.
elect / əlekt /
1. To choose.
2. To select by a vote for an office or membership.
1. To bring back to the point of departure; SYN. take back, bring back.
2. To come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity; SYN. go back, get back, come back.
3. To make a return, as of a punt or a kickback, in football.
4. To return in kind
5. To return to a previous position; in mathematics:
6. To submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority
Izdvojiti, označiti ili istaći deo teksta ili slike na ekranu. Odabrani objekti se obično pojavljuju u inverznom obliku (belo na crnom) ili uokvireni.
select / səlekt /
(Computers) To highlight a portion of text or of an image in order to manipulate it.
1. In general computer use, to specify a block of data or text on screen by highlighting it or otherwise marking it with the intent of performing some operation on it.
2. In database management, to choose records according to a specified set of criteria. See also sort.
3. In information processing, to choose from a number of options or alternatives, such as subroutines or input/output channels.