pick out

Definitions of pick out
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v pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

Synonyms:
choose, select, take
Types:
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empanel, impanel, panel
select from a list
anoint
choose by or as if by divine intervention
field
select (a team or individual player) for a game
sieve, sift
distinguish and separate out
draw
select or take in from a given group or region
dial
choose by means of a dial
go, plump
give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
pick
select carefully from a group
elect
choose
excerpt, extract, take out
take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
cull out, winnow
select desirable parts from a group or list
cream off, skim off
pick the best
pick over, sieve out
separate or remove
assign, set apart, specify
select something or someone for a specific purpose
single out
select from a group
think of
choose in one's mind
define, determine, fix, limit, set, specify
decide upon or fix definitely
adopt, espouse, follow
choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
screen, screen out, sieve, sort
examine in order to test suitability
vote in
elect in a voting process
elect
select by a vote for an office or membership
nominate, propose
put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position
vote
express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote
quantify
use as a quantifier
hand-pick
pick personally and very carefully
dedicate
set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church
detail
assign to a specific task
nominate, put forward, put up
propose as a candidate for some honor
name
mention and identify by name
reset
set anew
define
give a definition for the meaning of a word
co-opt
choose or elect as a fellow member or colleague
reelect, return
elect again
write in
cast a vote by inserting a name that does not appear on the ballot
turn thumbs down, vote down
vote against
outvote
defeat by a majority of votes
ballot
vote by ballot
poll
vote in an election at a polling station
adhere, stick
be a devoted follower or supporter
Type of:
decide, determine, make up one's mind
reach, make, or come to a decision about something

v detect with the senses

“The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards”
Synonyms:
discern, distinguish, make out, recognise, recognize, spot, tell apart
Types:
resolve
make clearly visible
discriminate
distinguish

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