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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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Heading to Miami: Arizona State receiver Derek Hagan, who went to Palmdale High, was selected by Miami in the third round with the 82nd overall pick.
LF, CF, RF receive sign that the pick up is on and to cover the area behind 2nd base for errant throws.
The quarterback who has led the New England Patriots to three Super Bowl titles in six seasons was a sixth-round pick.
The Kings also had the 11th overall pick last season and selected Finnish right wing Lauri Tukonen, 18, who remains unsigned and played last season with Espoo in the Finnish Elite League.
With their first pick in the second round, the Lakers took Ronny Turiaf, a 6-10 power forward from Gonzaga.
Therefore, the Clippers will try to make the most of their pick, even though at 12, they have their lowest first selection since 1997 when they selected Maurice Taylor at 14.
Some reports have suggested that Rivers' agent, Jimmy Sexton, expects him to be treated like the top pick.
Further details about the January performance reveals that 134 picks gained more than 5%.
Only six of the Dodgers' 20 picks on the draft's first day were high school players, but four of them were among the team's first six picks, including a second first-rounder, infielder Blake DeWitt of Missouri.
But with differences in cherry varieties and differences in weather in different spots around Leona Valley, Bonn believes paradegoers will be able to find cherries to pick.
Finally, after a long day and night, he was chosen Sunday by the Miami Dolphins with the sixth pick of the fourth round.
The three stores currently operate under the name of Pick Your Part.
Ely seemed personable, perhaps a mature draft pick because of his age.
The Clippers made no trade on draft day and selected Maryland's Chris Wilcox with the eighth pick and Fresno State's Melvin Ely with the 12th pick.
For instance, Nikoloz Tskitishvili of the former Soviet republic of Georgia, is expected to be a lottery pick and probably will go at No.