HyperDic: pick_out

English > 2 senses of the expression pick out:
VERBcognitionpick out, choose, take, selectpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
perceptionpick out, spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, make out, tell apartdetect with the senses
English > pick out: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey pick out him to write the letter
Synonymschoose, take, select
Entailed bybuy, purchaseObtain by purchase
Narroweradopt, follow, espousechoose and follow
anointChoose by or as if by divine intervention
assign, specify, set apartselect something or someone for a specific purpose
cream off, skim offpick the best
cull out, winnowselect desirable parts from a group or list
dialchoose by means of a dial
drawselect or take in from a given group or region
electchoose
electselect by a vote for an office or membership
empanel, impanel, panelselect from a list
excerpt, extract, take outtake out of a literary work in order to cite / cite or copy
fieldselect (a team or individual player) for a game / game / game
nominate, proposePut forward
pickselect carefully from a group
plump, goGive support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
screen, screen out, sieve, sortExamine in order to test suitability
sieve, siftdistinguish and separate out
sieve out, pick overseparate or remove
single outselect from a group
specify, set, determine, define, fix, limitdecide upon or fix definitely
think ofchoose in one's mind
voteExpress one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution
vote inelect in a voting process
Broaderdecide, make up one's mind, determinereach, make, or come to a decision about something
Spanishcoger, decantar, elegir, escoger, optar, seleccionar, tomar, triar
Catalandecantar, elegir, escollir, optar, seleccionar, triar
English > pick out: 2 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningdetect with the senses.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsspot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, make out, tell apart
Entailsperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Narrowerdiscriminatedistinguish
resolvemake clearly visible
Spanishdetectar, discernir, distinguir, percibir, reconocer, sentir, vislumbrar
Catalanalbirar, detectar, dicenrnir, discernir, distingir, reconèixer, sentir

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