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'pick'

Overview of noun pick
1. choice, pick, selection -- (the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor")

2. picking, pick -- (the quantity of a crop that is harvested; "he sent the first picking of berries to the market"; "it was the biggest peach pick in years")

3. cream, pick -- (the best people or things in a group; "the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War")

4. woof, weft, filling, pick -- (the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving)

5. pick, plectrum, plectron -- (a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument)

6. pick -- (a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks")

7. pick, pickax, pickaxe -- (a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends; "they used picks and sledges to break the rocks")

8. pick -- (a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body; "he was called for setting an illegal pick")

9. choice, selection, option, pick -- (the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick")


Overview of verb pick
1. pick -- (select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully")

2. pick, pluck, cull -- (look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers")

3. blame, find fault, pick -- (harass with constant criticism; "Don't always pick on your little brother")

4. pick -- (provoke; "pick a fight or a quarrel")

5. pick -- (remove in small bits; "pick meat from a bone")

6. clean, pick -- (remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey")

7. pick -- (pilfer or rob; "pick pockets")

8. foot, pick -- (pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill")

9. pluck, plunk, pick -- (pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin")

10. pick, break up -- (attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; "Pick open the ice")

11. peck, pick, beak -- (hit lightly with a picking motion)

12. nibble, pick, piece -- (eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles")



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