|One who is the object of choice; who is given preference.|
She was Mama's chosen.
|Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.|
Take any one of these cards.
Choose a good husband for your daughter.
She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her.
|Select as an alternative over another.|
I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant.
She opted for the job on the East coast.