chose chose  /ˈtʃoʊz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
  2. (v) select as an alternative over another
  3. (v) see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This time, 48% of those polled used a negative word to describe Bush; just 28% picked a positive term; 10% chose neutral language.
  2. Among the patients who also saw the video, 86% chose comfort care, 9% chose limited care, 4% chose life prolonging care, and 1% was uncertain.

News

  1. Furaus, Rector and Davis chosen for Mandan School Board

    Mandan voters chose Lori Furaus, Tim Rector and Lorraine Davis to fill the three open school board seats in an low turnout election Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Bismarck Tribune

  2. I Chose Liverpool Over Other Offers, Aspas Tells Paper

    Iago Aspas chose Liverpool over offers from Italy, Portugal and other countries, the Celta Vigo forward was quoted as saying on Saturday amid reports of his four-year deal with the English Premier League side.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Soccer-I chose Liverpool over other offers, Aspas tells paper

    MADRID, June 8 (Reuters) - Iago Aspas chose Liverpool over offers from Italy, Portugal and other countries, the Celta Vigo forward was quoted as saying on Saturday amid reports of his four-year deal with the English Premier League side. "When I heard of Liverpool's interest I did not hesitate even for a minute," the 25-year-old was quoted as saying in Marca sports daily. "It is one of the ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "But in Europe, there is an anti-Americanism that is at once casual, but can also be insidious. Instead of recognizing the good that America so often does in the world, there have been times where Europeans chose to blame America for much of what's...
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Kansas City Star

  2. Cuban, in his own statement, said, "I am disappointed that the (SEC) chose to bring this case based upon its enforcement staff's win-at-any-cost ambitions. The staff's process was result-oriented, facts be damned. The government's claims are false...
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Mark Cuban Source: FOXNews

  3. "It includes his belief that God personally chose him to be president of the United States, and his coming into his own with the stunning, preemptive attack on Iraq," Stone added.
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Oliver Stone Source: guardian.co.uk

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