Synonyms of select in English:

select


See definition of select

verb

1‘the important thing is to select the correct tool for the job’

SYNONYMS

choose, pick, hand-pick, single out, pick out, sort out, take, opt for, decide on, settle on, set, fix, fix on, adopt, determine, designate, name, nominate, appoint, elect, specify, stipulate, prefer, favour


adjective

1‘a small and select group of SAS members’

SYNONYMS

choice, hand-picked, carefully chosen, prime, first-rate, first-class, high-grade, grade A, superior, finest, best, high-quality, top-quality, top-class, A-list, supreme, superb, excellent, rare, prize, prize-winning, award-winning

British top of the range

US top of the line

informal tip-top, A1, stellar, top-notch

ANTONYMS

inferior, mediocre

2‘the concert was a very fashionable occasion with a select audience’

SYNONYMS

exclusive, elite, favoured, limited, rarefied, privileged, cliquish, private

informal posh

ANTONYMS

common