choose definição, choose significado | dicionário de inglês definição

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      vb   , chooses, choosing, chose, chosen  
1    to select (a person, thing, course of action, etc.) from a number of alternatives  
2    tr; takes a clause as object or an infinitive   to consider it desirable or proper  
I don't choose to read that book     
3    intr   to like; please  
you may stand if you choose     
4    cannot choose but   to be obliged to  
we cannot choose but vote for him     
5    nothing or little to choose between   (of two people or objects) almost equal  
     (Old English ceosan; related to Old Norse kjosa, Old High German kiosan)  
  chooser      n  
Dicionário de inglês definição  


adopt, cherry-pick, cull, designate, desire, elect, espouse, fix on, opt for, pick, predestine, prefer, see fit, select, settle upon, single out, take, wish  
   decline, dismiss, exclude, forgo, leave, refuse, reject, throw aside  

Dicionário de inglês sinônimos  

Dicionário Colaborativo     Inglês Definição
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
(#BD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 delegators, chosen and controlled by them. 25 basis delegates can choose a council delegate.
Anarchists in Spain have chosen basis delegates in 1936. Similar delegates have been chosen during many struggles of the people : shop stewards in UK, revocable delegates in Italy during the 70th.
(#CD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 basis delegates, chosen and controlled by them. 25 council delegates can choose a deputy-delegate.
find it difficult to choose between two alternatives ; feel torn between two situations
Rosalie loved Cesar and David both equally, for different reasons, and was caught between two stools
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