Choose or Choice?
The Quick AnswerWhat is the difference between choose and choice?
To choose is a verb that means to decide between two or more options.
Choice is a noun meaning option, alternative, or possibility. It can also describe the act of choosing.
Choose and ChoiceOccasionally, there is confusion over the words choose and choice (especially among non-English speakers).
ChooseThe word choose is a verb that means to select from a number of possibilities.
- We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
- Feminism is the ability to choose what you want to do.
ChoiceThe word choice is a noun. A choice is the right, power, or opportunity to choose.
- Happiness is a choice that requires effort sometimes.
- I demolish my bridges behind me so there is no choice but forward.