part of speech: noun

definition 1: the act of picking or choosing; selection.

  • It was hard to make the right choice.

synonyms: pick, selection

definition 2: the thing or person chosen.

  • Jack was the choice for the role of king in our play.

synonyms: pick, selection

definition 3: the right or chance to choose.

  • She gave us a choice between doing our homework during recess or at home.

synonyms: option

definition 4: the group of things that one can choose something from.

  • That shop offers a large choice of ice cream flavors.


part of speech: adjective

inflections: choicer, choicest

definition: of very good quality; excellent.

  • We cooked a choice piece of meat for dinner.

synonyms: first-rate, prime

antonyms: inferior

derivations: choiceless (adj.), choicely (adv.), choiceness (n.)