pick up

pick up

picks up

picked up

picked up

picking up

Verb
take and lift upward; take up by hand
  • "He picked up the book and started to read"

Synonymer

give a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift
get in addition, as an increase
  • "The candidate picked up thousands of votes after his visit to the nursing home"

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buy casually or spontaneously
  • "I picked up some food for a snack"

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of perceptual input: receive a signal, receive news, receive a verdict, etc.
lift out or reflect from a background, as of a color
  • "His eyes picked up his smile"
  • "The scarf picks up the color of the skirt"

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meet someone for sexual purposes

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