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 History of this Word

"select" is from "legere" (to choose) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

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"select" is a part of Internet

"select" is a type of choose, mark

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Meaning 2

Definition

Mark an item in a list. Indicate which thing in a menu is to be acted upon. Allows you to choose which thing you want. A menu can be set with many different items and can be setup to allow only one item or many items to be marked for action.

Examples of how the word is used

select illustration I was hoping to use a pull down menu on the web page so visitors can select their team.
select illustration You have to be too precise when selecting menu items with a mouse.