Synonyms for selection

Synonyms for (noun) selection

Synonyms: selection, option, pick, choice

Definition: the act of choosing or selecting

Usage: your choice of colors was unfortunate; you can take your pick

Similar words: action

Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said)

Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions

Synonyms: selection, choice, pick

Definition: the person or thing chosen or selected

Usage: he was my pick for mayor

Similar words: deciding, decision making

Definition: the cognitive process of reaching a decision

Usage: a good executive must be good at decision making

Synonyms: excerpt, excerption, extract, selection

Definition: a passage selected from a larger work

Usage: he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

Similar words: passage

Definition: a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

Synonyms: selection

Definition: an assortment of things from which a choice can be made

Usage: the store carried a large selection of shoes

Similar words: smorgasbord, salmagundi, assortment, potpourri, variety, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley

Definition: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

Usage: a great assortment of cars was on display; he had a variety of disorders; a veritable smorgasbord of religions

Synonyms: survival, survival of the fittest, selection, natural selection

Definition: a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

Similar words: natural action, natural process, action, activity

Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity

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