Sold vs Chose - What's the difference?

sold | chose |


As nouns the difference between sold and chose

is that sold is income of a soldier, conscripts in military or other national service, and certain other professions while chose is thing.

sold

English

Etymology 1

Verb

(head)
  • (sell)
  • Derived terms
    * oversold

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) solde. See soldier, and compare sou.

    Noun

  • (obsolete) solary; military pay
  • (Spenser)
    (Webster 1913)

    chose

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (head)
  • (choose)
  • Etymology 2

    (etyl), from (etyl) (lena) . See cause.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal) A thing; personal property.
  • Derived terms
    * chose in action * chose in possession * chose local * chose transitory