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Overview of noun picking

The noun picking has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. 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")

2. picking

(the act of picking (crops or fruit or hops etc.))


Overview of verb pick

The verb pick has 12 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (13) pick

(select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully")

2. (4) pick, pluck, cull

(look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers")

3. (2) blame, find fault, pick

(harass with constant criticism; "Don't always pick on your little brother")

4. (1) pick

(provoke; "pick a fight or a quarrel")

5. (1) pick

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

6. (1) 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

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