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Another word for pick

  1. To make a choice from a number of alternatives.

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  2. To collect ripe crops

      1. To cut (grain or pulse) for harvest with a scythe, sickle, or reaper.
      2. To harvest (a crop).
      3. To harvest a crop from:
      1. The act or process of gathering a crop.
      2. The crop that ripens or is gathered in a season.
      3. The amount or measure of the crop gathered in a season.
      1. To collect from different places; assemble:
      2. To cause to come together; convene:
      3. To draw (something or someone) closer to oneself:
      1. To gather and store in a granary.
      2. To acquire or amass:
      3. A granary.
      1. Cultivated plants or agricultural produce, such as grain, vegetables, or fruit, considered as a group:
      2. The total yield of such produce in a particular season or place:
      3. A group, quantity, or supply appearing at one time:
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  1. The superlative or most preferable part of something

      1. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
      2. The part farthest from a given reference point:
      3. The crown of the head:
      1. Something offered or won as an award for superiority or victory, as in a contest or competition.
      2. Something worth striving for; a highly desirable possession.
      3. Offered or given as a prize:
      1. The reproductive structure of angiosperms, characteristically having either specialized male or female organs or both male and female organs, such as stamens and a pistil, enclosed in an outer envelope of petals and sepals.
      2. Such a structure having showy or colorful parts; a blossom.
      3. A flower head.
      1. A group or class of persons considered to be superior to others because of their intelligence, social standing, or wealth:
      2. A member of such a group:
      3. The best or most skilled members of a group:
      1. The yellowish fatty component of unhomogenized milk that tends to accumulate at the surface.
      2. Any of various substances resembling or containing cream:
      3. A pale yellow to yellowish white.
      1. The act of choosing; selection:
      2. The power, right, or liberty to choose; option:
      3. An alternative:
      1. Surpassing all others in excellence, achievement, or quality; most excellent:
      2. Most satisfactory, suitable, or useful; most desirable:
      3. Greatest; most:
  2. One that is selected

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    pick off

  1. To wound or kill with a firearm

  2. pick on

  3. To scold or find fault with constantly

  4. pick out

  5. To perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

  6. pick up

  7. To move (something) to a higher position

  8. pick up

  9. To collect (something) bit by bit

  10. pick up

  11. To come into possession of

  12. pick up

  13. To gain knowledge or mastery of by study

  14. pick up

  15. To take into custody as a prisoner

  16. pick up

  17. To begin or go on after an interruption

Another word for pick

  1. An implement for picking

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  2. A blow with a pointed instrument

      1. A depression in a surface made by pressure or a blow:
      2. A significant, usually diminishing effect or impression:
      3. Meaningful progress; headway:
      1. To seize and pinch or bite:
      2. To remove or sever by pinching or snipping:
      3. To bite or sting with the cold; chill.
      1. To strike with the beak or a pointed instrument.
      2. To make (a hole, for example) by striking repeatedly with the beak or a pointed instrument.
      3. To grasp and pick up with the beak:
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  3. *A choice selection

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  1. To choose

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  2. To gather

      1. To select from a number of possible alternatives; decide on and pick out:
      2. To prefer above others:
      3. To determine or decide:
      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. To remove or detach by grasping and pulling abruptly with the fingers; pick:
      2. To pull out the hair or feathers of:
      3. To remove abruptly or forcibly:
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  3. To deprive, especially by pecking or plucking

  4. To use a pointed instrument

      1. To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
      2. To inflict (a blow).
      3. To penetrate or pierce:
      1. To set (the first line of a paragraph, for example) in from the margin.
      2. To cut or tear (a document with two or more copies) along an irregular line so that the parts can later be matched for establishing authenticity.
      3. To draw up (a document) in duplicate or triplicate.
      1. A depression in a surface made by pressure or a blow:
      2. A significant, usually diminishing effect or impression:
      3. Meaningful progress; headway:
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