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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

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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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References in periodicals archive ?
The gang trained the girls to pick pockets and find potential targets-often Asian tourists known for carrying significant amounts of cash.
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Store detectives at Christmas Markets in Austria are dressing up as baby Jesus in their attempt to catch shoplifters and pick pockets.
But to pick pockets while still in opposition is a new one of me.
ISLAMABAD, 01 June, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- National Highways & Motorway Police on Monday arrested two professional pick pockets red-handedly who were involved in many cases of pick pocketing the passengers of buses by offering intoxicating food items to them.
CHILDREN as young as six are being taught how to pick pockets at schools in the UK set up by Romanian gangsters.