select
I. adjective Etymology: Latin selectus, past participle of seligere to select, from se- apart (from sed, se without) + legere to gather, select — more at suicide, legend Date: circa 1555 1. chosen from a number or group by fitness or preference 2. a. of special value or excellence ; superior, choice b. exclusively or fastidiously chosen often with regard to social, economic, or cultural characteristics 3. judicious or restrictive in choice ; discriminating <
pleased with the select appreciation of his books — Osbert Sitwell
>
selectable adjectiveselectness nounselector noun II. verb Date: 1566 transitive verb to choose (as by fitness or excellence) from a number or group ; pick out intransitive verb to make a choice III. noun Date: 1610 one that is select — often used in plural

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  • sélect — sélect, ecte ou (inv.) select [ selɛkt ] adj. • 1831; sélecte h. XVIIe; angl. select « choisi »; lat. selectus ♦ Fam. et vieilli Choisi, distingué (en parlant des gens, des réunions mondaines). ⇒ chic, élégant. Le « monde select et pourri de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • select — sélect, ecte ou (inv.) select [ selɛkt ] adj. • 1831; sélecte h. XVIIe; angl. select « choisi »; lat. selectus ♦ Fam. et vieilli Choisi, distingué (en parlant des gens, des réunions mondaines). ⇒ chic, élégant. Le « monde select et pourri de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • SELECT — оператор языка Он используется для выборки нуля или более строк из одной или нескольких таблиц, хранимых процедур, представлений БД. В большинстве приложений SELECT является наиболее часто используемым оператором SELECT пользователь описывает… …   Википедия

  • Select — оператор языка Он используется для выборки нуля или более строк из одной или нескольких таблиц, хранимых процедур, представлений БД. В большинстве приложений SELECT является наиболее часто используемым оператором SELECT пользователь описывает… …   Википедия

  • Select — may refer to: * Select (SQL), a keyword in SQL * , an HTML element * Select (magazine), a British music magazine * MTV Select , a television program * Cable select, a setting on ATA devices that allows position on the cable to determine the role… …   Wikipedia

  • select — SELÉCT, Ă, selecţi, te, adj. Ales, deosebit, distins. – Din fr. sélect, engl. select. Trimis de LauraGellner, 17.07.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Select ≠ vulgar Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime  SELÉCT adj. v. ales …   Dicționar Român

  • select — adj Select, elect, picked, exclusive can mean marked by a superior character or quality which distinguishes the person, the thing, or the group so qualified from others (as in value, excellence, or favor). Select implies that the person or thing… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Select — Álbum de Kim Wilde Publicación 1982 Género(s) Synthpop Discográfica RAK Records Productor(es) Ricky Wilde …   Wikipedia Español

  • Select — Se*lect , a. [L. selectus, p. p. of seligere to select; pref. se aside + levere to gather. See {Legend}.] Taken from a number by preferance; picked out as more valuable or exellent than others; of special value or exellence; nicely chosen;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 select.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • select — I adjective accepted, adopted, appointed, best, capital, choice, chosen, culled, designated, elected, electus, elite, embraced, excellent, exceptional, exclusive, exquisitus, first rate, good, handpicked, matchless, named, picked, popular,… …   Law dictionary

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