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1. pick

verb. ['ˈpɪk'] select carefully from a group.

Synonyms

  • select
  • hand-pick
  • take
  • choose

Antonyms

  • fearfulness
  • gutlessness
  • give
  • undue

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Pick

  • realpolitik
  • ostpolitik
  • nonstick
  • vanwyk
  • vanwyck
  • vandyck
  • strick
  • sprick
  • afflik
  • zwick
  • trick
  • swick
  • stick
  • spic
  • smick
  • slick
  • shtick
  • schtick
  • schrick
  • schnick
  • schmick
  • schlick
  • quik
  • quick
  • prick
  • kwik
  • krick
  • klick
  • glick
  • fricke

Sentences with pick


1. Verb, base form
This will make him dependent on you to pick him up every time he leaves the cage.

Quotes about pick


1. In life, you can blame a lot of people and you can wallow in self-pity, or you can pick yourself up and say, 'Listen, I have to be responsible for myself.'
- Howard Schultz

2. Look, if you ask a child, 'Would you rather have a fulfilled mother or a stay-at-home Sylvia Plath,' they'll pick Sylvia Plath every time. But I think it's really important that children don't feel their parents' emotional lives depend on their success.
- Ayelet Waldman

3. Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
- Octavia Butler

2. pick

verb. ['ˈpɪk'] look for and gather.

Synonyms

  • collect
  • gather
  • cull
  • mushroom
  • berry
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • civilian
  • pull
  • attract
  • centripetal force

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. pick

verb. ['ˈpɪk'] harass with constant criticism.

Synonyms

  • pick apart
  • criticise
  • find fault
  • knock
  • blame

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • decrease
  • toadstool
  • unloved

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. pick

verb. ['ˈpɪk'] remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • incorporeal
  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. pick

noun. ['ˈpɪk'] the person or thing chosen or selected.

Synonyms

  • choice
  • favorite
  • decision making
  • pleasure
  • selection
  • deciding
  • way

Antonyms

  • middle
  • put option
  • call option
  • irresoluteness

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. pick

verb. ['ˈpɪk'] remove in small bits.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly
  • mental

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. pick

verb. ['ˈpɪk'] provoke.

Synonyms

  • evoke
  • provoke
  • call forth

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • sheathe
  • obviate
  • exhale

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. pick

noun. ['ˈpɪk'] the act of choosing or selecting.

Synonyms

  • selection
  • action
  • willing
  • vote
  • ballot
  • coloration
  • voting
  • conclusion
  • option
  • balloting
  • casting
  • sampling
  • election
  • determination
  • decision
  • volition
  • colouration

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. pick

noun. ['ˈpɪk'] a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends.

Synonyms

  • edge tool
  • pickaxe
  • mattock

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • defense

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. pick

noun. ['ˈpɪk'] the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving.

Synonyms

  • weave
  • weft
  • woof
  • cloth
  • thread
  • fabric
  • material
  • yarn
  • filling

Antonyms

  • continuation
  • monetization
  • defeat
  • beginning

Etymology

  • picken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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