- (Roget's IV)
Syn. appointing, choosing, electing, recruiting, nominating.n.Syn. choosing, selection, choice, picking, culling, electing, election, sifting, gleaning, segregating, indicating, appointing, denominating, denomination, segregation, appointment, determining, determination, winnowing, separation, separating, isolation, isoLating, marking off, marking out, winnowing the wheat from the chaff*, separating the sheep from the goats*.
English dictionary for students. 2013.