choose

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choose is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
choose

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Plain form
choose

Third person singular
chooses

Simple past
chose

Past participle
chosen

Present participle
choosing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) When you choose a thing, you decide you want it and not something else.
    The manager and coaches will choose the starting line-up.
    Rafferty always chooses those with the best skills.
    Flanagan chose Tom and Jerry as first and third basemen.
    All those men chosen for this year's team will report tomorrow night.
    Are you choosing to leave the team, or is someone forcing you to quit?

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