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Overview of noun picking

The noun picking has 2 senses

  • picking, pick -- (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")

  • picking -- (the act of picking (crops or fruit or hops etc.))

Overview of verb pick

The verb pick has 12 senses

  • pick -- (select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully")

  • pick, pluck, cull -- (look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers")

  • blame, find fault, pick -- (harass with constant criticism; "Don't always pick on your little brother")

  • pick -- (provoke; "pick a fight or a quarrel")

  • pick -- (remove in small bits; "pick meat from a bone")

  • clean, pick -- (remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey")

  • pick -- (pilfer or rob; "pick pockets")

  • foot, pick -- (pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill")

  • pluck, plunk, pick -- (pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin")

  • pick, break up -- (attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; "Pick open the ice")

  • peck, pick, beak -- (hit lightly with a picking motion)

  • nibble, pick, piece -- (eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles")