Pronunciation: (si-lekt'),[key] —v.t. to choose in preference to another or others; pick out.
—v.i. to make a choice; pick.
—adj. 1. chosen in preference to another or others; selected.
2. choice; of special value or excellence.
3. careful or fastidious in selecting; discriminating.
4. carefully or fastidiously chosen; exclusive: a select group of friends.