Nouns (21)

pick, option, selection, choice
n. the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
n. a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body; "he was called for setting an illegal pick"
pickaxe, pickax, pick
n. 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"
n. a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"
plectron, plectrum, pick
n. a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
pick, filling, weft, woof
n. the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
selection, pick, choice
n. the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
pick, cream
n. the best people or things in a group; "the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"

Verbs (14)

pick, clean
v. remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey"
v. remove in small bits; "pick meat from a bone"
v. select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully"
cull, pluck, pick
v. look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"
break up, pick
v. attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; "Pick open the ice"
pick, plunk, pluck
v. pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
v. provoke; "pick a fight or a quarrel"
v. pilfer or rob; "pick pockets"

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Fuzzynyms (50)

assigning, assignment
n. the act of distributing something to designated places or persons; "the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum"
supplying, supply, provision
n. the activity of supplying or providing something
cushioning, padding
n. artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
secernment, discrimination
n. the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
discretion, delicacy
n. refined taste; tact
druthers, preference
n. the right or chance to choose; "given my druthers, I'd eat cake"
orientation, preference, predilection
n. a predisposition in favor of something; "a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation"
proposition, proposal
n. the act of making a proposal; "they listened to her proposal"
intro, introduction, presentation
n. formally making a person known to another or to the public
n. the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election; "there was keen competition for the nomination"; "his nomination was hotly protested"
taste, predilection, penchant, preference
n. a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
pick out, select, take, choose
v. pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
opt, prefer, choose
v. select as an alternative over another; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"
seize, grab
v. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
take out
v. remove something from a container or an enclosed space
v. bring the jaws together; "he snapped indignantly"
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
strain, puree
v. rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby"
v. move as if through a sieve; "The soldiers sifted through the woods"
screen, riddle
v. separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
fan, winnow
v. separate the chaff from by using air currents; "She stood there winnowing chaff all day in the field"
deracinate, uproot
v. move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people"
v. give preference to one creditor over another
sift, sieve
v. distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates"

Synonyms (1)

v. comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"

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