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choice

choice

 
 
pronunciation:
choIs
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of picking or choosing; selection.
It was hard to make the right choice.
synonyms:
pick, selection
similar words:
decision, discrimination, will
definition 2: the thing or person chosen.
Jack was the choice for the role of king in our play.
synonyms:
pick, selection
similar words:
alternative, decision, nomination, option, preference, vote, wish
definition 3: the right or chance to choose.
She gave us a choice between doing our homework during recess or at home.
synonyms:
option
similar words:
discrimination, will
definition 4: one of a number of things that can be chosen.
That shop offers a large choice of ice cream flavors.
synonyms:
alternative, option
similar words:
possibility, selection
 
part of speech: adjective
inflections: choicer, choicest
definition: of very good quality; excellent.
We cooked a choice piece of meat for dinner.
synonyms:
first-rate, prime
antonyms:
inferior
similar words:
best, capital, excellent, exceptional, fine, prize, quality, special, superb, superior, superlative, supreme, uncommon
derivations: choiceless (adj.), choicely (adv.), choiceness (n.)