short-list - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
I/you/we/theyshort-list
he/she/itshort-lists
present participleshort-listing
past tenseshort-listed
past participleshort-listed

or shortlist 

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/ˈʃɔː(r)tˌlɪst/

  1. to put someone or something on a short list

    This story was short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize.