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choose

verb act on one's own authority, adopt, appoint, be disposed to, be resolute, be so minded, co-opt, commit oneself to a course, cull, decide, deligere, desire, determine, determine upon, discriminate, discriminate beeween, do of one's own accord, draw, elect, eliminate the alternatives, embrace, excerpt, exercise one's choice, exerrise one's discretion, exercise one's option, exercise one's preference, exercise the will, have volition, make a deciiion, make one's choice, make one's selection, mark out for, opt for, pick, pick out, prefer, put to the vote, resolve, select, set apart, settle, side, support, take a decisive step, take one's choice, take up an option, use one's discretion, use one's option, will
Associated concepts: election of remedies, freedom of choice, voluntary choice
See also: adopt, appoint, conclude, cull, decide, delegate, designate, determine, edit, espouse, extract, nominate, prefer, screen, select, vote
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composed of the consistent rather than the inconsistent choosers.
On the other hand, caffeine Nonchoosers reporter fewer positive effects and more unpleasant effects of d-amphetamine compared to Choosers.
Yet in a different experiment, even when sequential choosers were allowed to go back to an option they'd already seen (and therefore didn't feel regret), these choosers ended up less committed to their choice.
BUYERS can't be choosers in a sellers'market and, according to a new survey, there is very little that will discourage today's determined housebuyer.
It seems to me that television networks today are on a war footing,'' says Lefcourt, whose career has been divided between producing TV series (the Hollywood satire ``Beggars and Choosers,'' ``Due South'') and writing novels (the Hollywood satire ``The Deal,'' which first introduces the character in his latest book).
7mpg on a combined cycle and CO2 emissions of just 153g/km the cars should prove ideal for private buyers and user choosers seeking torque flexibility and economy with an automatic gearbox.
Beggars and Choosers by Catrin Collier (Orion Paperback, pounds 9.
The goal: Sign up a lot of new gay subscribers and reinforce the loyalty of viewers previously won over by the gay content of Showtime original productions such as More Tales of the City (1988), Common Ground (2000), and the ongoing series Beggars and Choosers.
com to gear up for the premier of the brand new SHOWTIME series BEGGARS AND CHOOSERS, as well as all new episodes of LINC'S, RUDE AWAKENING and STARGATE SG-1.
But beggars can't be choosers And with Chas starting a relationship with James Barton, that leaves two of his three sons - bad boy Ross and hard grafter Pete - as the only two eligible men in the village, with third brother Finn waiting for the right man to come along.
It should surprise no one that choosers generally preferred people who were taller, younger, and well educated.