Meaning of pick

Definition of pick

(noun) the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
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"
the best people or things in a group; "the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"
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"
a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body; "he was called for setting an illegal pick"
the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
(verb) select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully"
look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"
harass with constant criticism; "Don't always pick on your little brother"
provoke; "pick a fight or a quarrel"
remove in small bits; "pick meat from a bone"
remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey"
(adj) free of deceit
(verb) pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill"
pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; "Pick open the ice"
hit lightly with a picking motion
eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"

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