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select

Synonyms of select in English:

verb

  • the important thing is to select the correct tool for the job
  • adjective

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  • 1 a small and select group of SAS members
    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;
    chiefly 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
    exclusive, elite, favoured, limited, rarefied, privileged, cliquish, private
    informal posh
    [Antonyms] common
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