Choice

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Choice->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ choice
choice
option
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ discretion
discretion
&c.(volition) 600
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ preoption
preoption
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ alternative
alternative
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dilemma
dilemma
embarras de choix
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ adoption
adoption
cooptation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ novation
novation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ decision
decision
&c.(judgment) 480
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ election
election
poll
ballot
vote
voice
suffrage
plumper
cumulative vote
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ plebiscitum
plebiscitum
plebiscite
vox populi
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ electioneering
electioneering
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ voting
voting
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ elective franchise
elective franchise
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ straight ticket
straight ticket
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ selection
selection
excerption
gleaning
eclecticism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ excerpta
excerpta
gleanings
cuttings
scissors and paste
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ pick
pick
&c.(best) 650
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ preference
preference
prelation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ predilection
predilection
&c.(desire) 865
PARAG:Choice->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ offers one's choice
offers one's choice
set before
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hold out the alternative
hold out the alternative
present the alternative
offer the alternative
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ put to the vote
put to the vote
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ use one's option
use one's option
use one's discretion
exercise an option
exercise one's discretion
exercise one's option
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ adopt
adopt
take up
embrace
espouse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ choose
choose
elect
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take one's choice
take one's choice
make one's choice
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make choice of
make choice of
fix upon
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ vote
vote
poll
hold up one's hand
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ divide
divide
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ settle
settle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ decide
decide
&c.(adjudge) 480
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ list
list
&c.(will) 600
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ make up one's mind
make up one's mind
&c.(resolve) 604
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ select
select
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ pick and choose
pick and choose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ pick out
pick out
single out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ cull
cull
glean
winnow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ sift the chaff from the wheat
sift the chaff from the wheat
separate the chaff from the wheat
winnow the chaff from the wheat
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ pick up
pick up
pitch upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ pick one's way
pick one's way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ indulge one's fancy
indulge one's fancy
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ set apart
set apart
mark out for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ mark
mark
&c. 550
GRP: \\ V \\ 7
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ prefer
prefer
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ have rather
have rather
have as lief
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ fancy
fancy
&c.(desire) 865
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ be persuaded
be persuaded
&c. 615
GRP: \\ V \\ 8
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ take a decided step
take a decided step
take a decisive step
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ commit oneself to a course
commit oneself to a course
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ pass the Rubicon
pass the Rubicon
cross the Rubicon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ cast in one's lot with
cast in one's lot with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ take for better or for worse
take for better or for worse
PARAG:Choice->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ optional
optional
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ discretional
discretional
&c.(voluntary) 600
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ eclectic
eclectic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ choosing
choosing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ preferential
preferential
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ chosen
chosen
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ choice
choice
&c.(good) 648
PARAG:Choice->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ optionally
optionally
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at pleasure
at pleasure
&c.(will) 600
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ either the one or the other
either the one or the other
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ or at the option of
or at the option of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ whether or not
whether or not
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ once and for all
once and for all
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ for one's money
for one's money
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ by choice
by choice
by preference
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ in preference
in preference
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ rather
rather
before

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