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pick1

pick1

pronunciation:
pIk
phrases:
pick out, pick up
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part of speech: verb
inflections: picked, picking, picks
definition 1: to choose from a group.
Management picked one person from each department to be on the committee.
synonyms:
choose, pick out, select
antonyms:
reject
similar words:
elect, favor, prefer, settle on
definition 2: to gather by pulling off or out.
She picked cat hair off her sweater.
 
similar words:
collect, draw, gather, harvest, pull, remove, withdraw
phrase: pick out
phrase: pick up
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