selecting

(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. appointing, choosing, electing, recruiting, nominating.
n.
Syn. choosing, selection, choice, picking, culling, electing, election, sifting, gleaning, segregating, indicating, appointing, denominating, denomination, segregation, appointment, determining, determination, winnowing, separation, separating, isolation, isoLating, marking off, marking out, winnowing the wheat from the chaff*, separating the sheep from the goats*.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Selecting — Select Se*lect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Selected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Selecting}.] To choose and take from a number; to take by preference from among others; to pick out; to cull; as, to select the best authors for perusal. One peculiar nation to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • selecting — se·lect || sɪ lekt v. choose, pick out adj. chosen, picked out; choice, superior, prime; discriminating, choosy, picky …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Consultation Document on the Methods for Selecting the Chief Executive and for Forming the LegCo in 2012 — Participants HK Govt., LegCo, Pan democrats, pro Beijing camp Location Hong Kong Date 18 November 2009 – June 2010 Result …   Wikipedia

  • self-selecting — UK US adjective MARKETING ► involving people or organizations that choose to take part in an activity, rather than being chosen by someone else: »The survey is self selecting and does not include all trade associations only those trade… …   Financial and business terms

  • mode selecting technique — modų atrankos būdas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. mode selecting technique vok. Modenselektionsverfahren, n rus. способ селекции мод, m pranc. méthode de sélection des modes, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • self-selecting — …   Useful english dictionary

  • combination bet — Selecting any number of teams/horses to finish first and second in either order …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • double — Selecting the winners in two specific races …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • quadrella — Selecting the winner of four specifically nominated races …   Equestrian sports dictionary

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