1. (n.) Act of choosing; the voluntary act of selecting or separating from two or more things that which is preferred; the determination of the mind in preferring one thing to another; election.

2. (n.) The power or opportunity of choosing; option.

3. (n.) Care in selecting; judgment or skill in distinguishing what is to be preferred, and in giving a preference; discrimination.

4. (n.) A sufficient number to choose among.

5. (n.) The thing or person chosen; that which is approved and selected in preference to others; selection.

6. (n.) The best part; that which is preferable.

7. (superl.) Worthy of being chosen or preferred; select; superior; precious; valuable.

8. (superl.) Preserving or using with care, as valuable; frugal; -- used with of; as, to be choice of time, or of money.

9. (superl.) Selected with care, and due attention to preference; deliberately chosen.

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