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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chohz]
    • /tʃoʊz/
    • /tʃəʊz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chohz]
    • /tʃoʊz/

Definitions of chose word

  • noun chose Chose is the past tense of choose. 3
  • noun chose an article of personal property 3
  • abbreviation CHOSE choose 3
  • noun chose a piece of personal property; chattel 3
  • verb chose simple past tense of choose. 1
  • verb chose Obsolete. past participle of choose. 1

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Origin of chose

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400 for earlier senses; 1660-70 for current sense; Middle English < French < Latin causa case, thing. See cause

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Parts of speech for Chose


chose popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

chose usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chose

verb chose

  • selected — to choose in preference to another or others; pick out.
  • picked — having or coming to a sharp point; peaked; pointed.
  • took — simple past tense of take.
  • indicated — to be a sign of; betoken; evidence; show: His hesitation really indicates his doubt about the venture.
  • accepted — Accepted ideas are agreed by most people to be correct or reasonable.

Antonyms for chose

verb chose

  • rejected — to refuse to have, take, recognize, etc.: to reject the offer of a better job.
  • abstained — to hold oneself back voluntarily, especially from something regarded as improper or unhealthy (usually followed by from): to abstain from eating meat.
  • hated — to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward; detest: to hate the enemy; to hate bigotry.
  • ignored — to refrain from noticing or recognizing: to ignore insulting remarks.
  • received — generally or traditionally accepted; conventional; standard: a received moral idea.

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