act of judging the merits of multiple options and selecting one or more of them

A choice is the act of choosing. It is the selection of an optional act, in other words, it has to be an act which allows us a choice. A choice is a decision between alternatives.

Choice at the hairdresser's

We all make choices everyday, from what we are going to have for breakfast to whether we drive or walk to work.

The field of economics examines how people make choices about how to use scarce resources and goods, such as their money or free time. Some ways of thinking such as existentialism argue that people's choices and decisions are very important.