select meaning

  • Select or SELECT may refer to:
  • Select (album), an album by Kim Wilde
  • Select (magazine), a British music magazine
  • Select (SQL), a keyword in SQL
  • select (Unix), a system call (in sys/select.h or unistd.h) for polling multiple file descriptors
  • <select></select>, an HTML element
  • Cable select, a setting on ATA devices that allows position on the cable to determine the role of a drive
  • quick select, an algorithm to select the kth-smallest element of an array
  • Select Live, New Zealand's C4 music program
  • Shell Select, a chain of convenience stores owned by Royal Dutch Shell and located in most Shell stations
EN Select

    Definition of select in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGselectsPRselectingPT, PPselectedSUF-lect
    1. To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.
      1. He looked over the menu, and selected the roast beef.
      2. The program computes all the students' grades, then selects a random sample for human verification.
    2. (databases) To obtain a set of data from a database using a query.
    3. AdjectiveCOMmore selectSUPmost select
      1. Privileged, specially selected.
        1. Only a select few were allowed into the premiere. ‎
      2. Of high quality; top-notch.
        1. This is a select cut of beef. ‎
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Every second-year student must select an area of specialization. ‎
        • To study the anti-inflammatory effect of selected dihydroxyflavones (DHF) in albino rats.
        • He is letting her select the wallpapers for the whole house.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Selected wines were acidified with 0.1% TFA, dealcoholized using rotoevaporation that did not exceed 40°C, and then mixed with preconditioned amberlite XAD-7 resin to remove impurities.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Verbs
        Related Links:
        1. en selected
        2. en selection
        3. en selective
        4. en selector
        5. en selects
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of select for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "select" is an adjective. It's also a verb.
        Difficultness: Level 2
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 6
        Definite    ➨     Versatile