choice meaning

EN[tʃɔɪs] [-ɔɪs]
  • Choice involves mentally making a decision: judging the merits of multiple options and selecting one or more of them. One can make a choice between imagined options ("what would I do if ...
  • Simple choices might include what to eat for dinner or what to wear on a Saturday morning - choices that have relatively low-impact on the chooser's life overall.
  • Most people regard having choices as a good thing, though a severely limited or artificially restricted choice can lead to discomfort with choosing, and possibly an unsatisfactory outcome.

    Definition of choice in English Dictionary

  • NounPLchoicesSUF-ice
    1. An option; a decision; an opportunity to choose or select something.
      1. Libertarian paternalism is the view that, because the way options are presented to citizens affects what they choose, society should present options in a way that “nudges” our intuitive selves to make choices that are more consistent with what our more deliberative selves would have chosen if they were in control.
    2. One selection or preference; that which is chosen or decided; the outcome of a decision.
      1. The ice cream sundae is a popular choice for dessert.
    3. Anything that can be chosen.
      1. You have three choices: vanilla, strawberry or chocolate ‎
    4. (usually with the) The best or most preferable part.
      1. Care and judgement in selecting; discrimination.
        1. OBS A sufficient number to choose among.
        2. AdjectiveCOMchoicerCOMmore choiceSUPchoicestSUPmost choice
          1. Especially good or preferred.
            1. It's a choice location, but you will pay more to live there.
          2. SLA (New Zealand) Cool; excellent.
            1. Choice! I'm going to the movies.
          3. OBS Careful in choosing; discriminating.
          4. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • As things turned out, all the enemy missiles were destroyed in flight -- two were hit very early after launch by an airborne laser system -- and a Sophie's choice was averted."
              • The days when The Fonz can come riding in and solve all my problems with a few choice words are long gone! So why don't you leave-amundo?
              • All the food on the menu looked delicious, so I tried to narrow down my choices to only healthy foods.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Drogba's main contribution prior to his goal was to go through his full range of theatrics but this was an example of exactly why Di Matteo made him his choice.
              • The fuck-boy is not really gay. But he's powerless and so has no choice.
              • It will be readily seen that the GoH’s speech will be a convention highspot next Easter, and the Peterborough Committee are to be congratulated on an excellent choice.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
              Related Links:
              1. en choicer
              2. en choices
              3. en choicely
              4. en choicest
              5. en choiceful
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of choice for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "choice" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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