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Synonyms for pick

pick at something

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  • nibble
  • peck at
  • have no appetite for
  • play or toy with
  • push round the plate
  • eat listlessly

pick on someone: choose

arrest

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meet

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pick something or someone off

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pick something or someone out: identify

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pick something or someone out: select

pick something or someone up: lift

pick something or someone up: collect

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pick something over or pick over something

pick something up: learn

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pick something up: catch

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pick something up: receive

pick something up: learn

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pick something up: develop

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pick something up: continue

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pick up: improve

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pick up: recover

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pick up: get stronger

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pick your way

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  • tread carefully
  • work through
  • move cautiously
  • walk tentatively
  • find or make your way

Synonyms for pick

to make a choice from a number of alternatives

to collect ripe crops

pick off: to wound or kill with a firearm

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pick on: to scold or find fault with constantly

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pick out: to perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

pick up: to move (something) to a higher position

pick up: to collect (something) bit by bit

pick up: to come into possession of

pick up: to gain knowledge or mastery of by study

pick up: to take into custody as a prisoner

pick up: to begin or go on after an interruption

the superlative or most preferable part of something

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one that is selected

Synonyms for pick

the person or thing chosen or selected

the quantity of a crop that is harvested

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the best people or things in a group

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the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument

a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material

a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends

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a basketball maneuver

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select carefully from a group

harass with constant criticism

provoke

remove in small bits

remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits

pilfer or rob

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pay for something

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pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion

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attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example

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hit lightly with a picking motion

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eat intermittently

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