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Meaning of SELECTIVE

Pronunciation:  si'lektiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  tending to select; characterized by careful choice; "an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
  2. [adj]  characterized by very careful or fastidious selection; "the school was very selective in its admissions"
 

SELECTIVE is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: discriminating, exclusive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Se*lect"ive\, a.
Selecting; tending to select.

      This selective providence of the Almighty. --Bp. Hall.

 

 

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