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pick

noun

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1 a person or thing that is chosen
  • That team is my pick to win the Super Bowl.
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2 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • The pick of the contestants will go on to the next competition.
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cream of the crop, Hall of Fame

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3 the power, right, or opportunity to choose
  • You have first pick of your office mates for the softball team.
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pick

verb

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1 to catch or collect (a crop or natural resource) for human use
  • We'll pick peas and beans from the garden for dinner.
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2 to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • I pick you as my partner!
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3 to bring (something volatile or intense) into being
  • He seems to be trying to pick a fight.
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set in motion

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4 to eat reluctantly and in small bites
  • Still suffering from the flu, he could do no more than pick halfheartedly at his food.
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5 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • continued to pick the block of ice until she was able to extract the shrimp
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