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Meaning of PICK OUT

Pronunciation:  pik awt

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  1. [v]  pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
  2. [v]  detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
 Synonyms: choose, discern, distinguish, make out, recognise, recognize, select, take, tell apart
 See Also: adopt, assign, center out, comprehend, cream off, cull out, decide, determine, dial, discriminate, draw, elect, empanel, espouse, excerpt, extract, fix, follow, go, go with, impanel, limit, make up one's mind, nominate, panel, perceive, pick, pick over, plump, propose, resolve, screen, screen out, set, set apart, side, sieve, sieve out, sift, single out, skim off, sort, specify, take out, think of, vote, vote in



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