pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
select as an alternative over another
see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way
- He and I dissented in choosing a suitable man.
- We are choosing ingredients for fruit salad.
- Our decision at the Third Plenary Session of the Eleventh Central Committee to carry out reform meant that we were choosing a better policy.
- Choosing not to listen to my highly educated dad's advice and attitude about money was a painful decision, but it was a decision that shaped the rest of my life.