Found 4 items, similar to picked.
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English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: the person or thing chosen or selected; “he was my pick for
2: 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”
3: the best people or things in a group; “the cream of
England's young men were killed in the Great War”
4: the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving [syn: woof
5: a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to
pluck a stringed instrument [syn: plectrum
6: a thin sharp implement used for picking; “he used a pick to
clean dirt out of the cracks”
7: 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”
8: a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's
body; “he was called for setting an illegal pick”
9: the act of choosing or selecting; “your choice of colors was
; “you can take your pick”
v 1: select carefully from a group; “She finally picked her
; “He picked his way carefully”
2: look for and gather; “pick mushrooms”
; “pick flowers”
3: harass with constant criticism; “Don't always pick on your
, find fault
4: provoke; “pick a fight or a quarrel”
5: remove in small bits; “pick meat from a bone”
6: remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits;
“Clean the turkey”
7: pilfer or rob; “pick pockets”
8: pay for something; “pick up the tab”
; “pick up the burden of
; “foot the bill”
9: pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; “he plucked
the strings of his mandolin”
10: attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground,
for example; “Pick open the ice”
[syn: break up
11: hit lightly with a picking motion [syn: peck
12: eat intermittently; take small bites of; “He pieced at the
sandwich all morning”
; “She never eats a full meal--she
English → English
(p[i^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Picked
pr. & vb. n. Picking
.] [OE. picken, pikken, to prick, peck;
akin to Icel. pikka, Sw. picka, Dan. pikke, D. pikken, G.
picken, F. piquer, W. pigo. Cf. Peck
, v., Pike
1. To throw; to pitch. [Obs.]
As high as I could pick my lance. --Shak.
2. To peck at, as a bird with its beak; to strike at with
anything pointed; to act upon with a pointed instrument;
to pierce; to prick, as with a pin.
3. To separate or open by means of a sharp point or points;
as, to pick matted wool, cotton, oakum, etc.
4. To open (a lock) as by a wire.
5. To pull apart or away, especially with the fingers; to
pluck; to gather, as fruit from a tree, flowers from the
stalk, feathers from a fowl, etc.
6. To remove something from with a pointed instrument, with
the fingers, or with the teeth; as, to pick the teeth; to
pick a bone; to pick a goose; to pick a pocket.
Did you pick Master Slender's purse? --Shak.
He picks clean teeth, and, busy as he seems
With an old tavern quill, is hungry yet. --Cowper.
7. To choose; to select; to separate as choice or desirable;
to cull; as, to pick one's company; to pick one's way; --
often with out. “One man picked out of ten thousand.”
8. To take up; esp., to gather from here and there; to
collect; to bring together; as, to pick rags; -- often
with up; as, to pick up a ball or stones; to pick up
9. To trim. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
To pick at
, to tease or vex by pertinacious annoyance.
To pick a bone with
. See under Bone
To pick a thank
, to curry favor. [Obs.] --Robynson (More's
To pick off
(a) To pluck; to remove by picking.
(b) To shoot or bring down, one by one; as, sharpshooters
pick off the enemy.
To pick out
(a) To mark out; to variegate; as, to pick out any dark
stuff with lines or spots of bright colors.
(b) To select from a number or quantity.
To pick to pieces
, to pull apart piece by piece; hence
[Colloq.], to analyze; esp., to criticize in detail.
To pick a quarrel
, to give occasion of quarrel
To pick up
(a) To take up, as with the fingers.
(b) To get by repeated efforts; to gather here and there;
as, to pick up a livelihood; to pick up news.
1. Pointed; sharp. “Picked and polished.”
Let the stake be made picked at the top. --Mortimer.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Having a pike or spine on the back; -- said of
3. Carefully selected; chosen; as, picked men.
4. Fine; spruce; smart; precise; dianty. [Obs.] --Shak.
. (Zo["o]l.) See under Dogfish
, ornamented or relieved with lines, or the like,
of a different, usually a lighter, color; as, a carriage
body dark green, picked out with red.