Synonyms of selection


1. choice, selection, option, pick, action

usage: the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"

2. selection, assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley

usage: an assortment of things from which a choice can be made; "the store carried a large selection of shoes"

3. choice, pick, selection, decision making, deciding

usage: the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"

4. survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selection, natural process, natural action, action, activity

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

5. excerpt, excerption, extract, selection, passage

usage: a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"

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